Discrete Dynamical Systems
by Arild Wikan
Publisher: Bookboon 2013
Number of pages: 254
This book covers important topics like stability, hyperbolicity, bifurcation theory and chaos, topics which are essential in order to understand the fascinating behavior of nonlinear discrete dynamical systems. The theory is illuminated by several examples and exercises, many of them taken from population dynamical studies. Solution methods of linear systems as well as solution methods of discrete optimization (control) problems are also included.
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by Mason A. Porter - arXiv
Nonlinear dynamics (''chaos theory'') and quantum mechanics are two of the scientific triumphs of the 20th century. The author gives a brief review of the origin and fundamentals of both quantum mechanics and nonlinear dynamics.
by Predrag Cvitanovic - ChaosBook.org
This is a graduate textbook on classical and quantum chaos, applicable to problems of physics, chemistry and other sciences. It represents an attempt to formulate the subject as one of the cornerstones of the graduate physics curriculum of future.
by J. E. Marsden, M. McCracken - Springer
The goal of these notes is to give a reasonably complete, although not exhaustive, discussion of what is commonly referred to as the Hopf bifurcation with applications to specific problems, including stability calculations.
by M.W. Hirsch, Hal Smith
From the table of contents: Introduction; Strongly Order-Preserving Semiflows; Generic Convergence and Stability; Ordinary Differential Equations; Delay Differential Equations; Monotone Maps; Semilinear Parabolic Equations.