## Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics

**Dr. Linda Sundbye**

**Metropolitan State University of Denver**

**Department of Mathematics and Statistics
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Last updated: *December 19, 2022*

## Textbook Info:

**Text: ** Linda Sundbye, *Discrete Dynamical Systems, Chaos Theory and Fractals,* Kindle Direct Publishing (2018); ISBN: 978-1727161533

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**Course Announcement for Spring 2023: **Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics

## Course Info:

*Chaos is the score upon which reality is written.*

**Henry Miller,** *Tropic of Cancer*

*Chaos is found in greatest abundance wherever order is being sought. It always defeats order, because it is better organized.*

**Sir Terry Pratchett**

Ray Bradbury “A Sound of Thunder” (Possible origin of the term “butterfly effect” introduced by Edward Lorenz in the 1960s)