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Stochastic & Chaotic

  1. Dec 12, 2009 #1
    Can we consider a stochastic process being chaotic?

    consider evolution of only two particular systems with closed initial states (not ensemble or statistical properties of the system)
     
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  3. Dec 12, 2009 #2

    Andy Resnick

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    Not in general- a 'chaotic' system has specific properties associated with it.
     
  4. Jan 6, 2010 #3
    The hamiltonian of a stochastic system have a random variable so the solutions of the hamilton equations cannot be deterministic. The hamiltonians of a chaotics systems do not have random variable so the solutions of the hamilton equations are deterministic. You have to transform your deterministic hamiltonian into a hamiltonian with a random variable and I think that is imposible.
     
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