Are Three-Frequency Quasiperiodic Orbits to Be Expected in Typical Nonlinear Dynamical Systems?

Celso Grebogi, Edward Ott, James A. Yorke

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The current state of theoretical understanding related to the question posed in the title is incomplete. This paper presents results of numerical experiments which are consistent with a positive answer. These results also bear on the problem of characterizing possible routes to chaos in nonlinear dynamical systems.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)339-342
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1983

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