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- another term for strange attractor
- ‘By the early 1990s, advances in computer graphics had brought to the public's attention such mathematical constructs as fractals and chaotic attractors, arousing a tremendous interest in these and other amazing forms.’
- ‘They then mapped a given motion sequence - whether a ballet jump or sequence of karate moves - onto a chaotic attractor.’
- ‘Similar chaotic attractors have been found in many areas of study, for example, in mechanical, electronic and optical systems.’
- ‘These self-similar forms are often pulled together by ‘strange’ or chaotic attractors.’
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