MAT335H1: Chaos, Fractals and Dynamics

Hours: 
36L

An elementary introduction to a modern and fast-developing area of mathematics. One-dimensional dynamics: iterations of quadratic polynomials. Dynamics of linear mappings, attractors. Bifurcation, Henon map, Mandelbrot and Julia sets. History and applications.

Prerequisite: 

MAT137Y1/​(MATA30H3, MATA31H3, MATA37H3)/MAT137Y5/ MAT157Y1/​MAT157Y5/ MAT235Y1/​MAT235Y5/(MATB41H3, MATB42H3)/ MAT237Y1/​(MATB41H3, MATB42H3, MATB43H3)/MAT237Y5, MAT223H1/​MATA23H3/MAT223H5/ MAT240H1/​MAT240H5

Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)