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Visualizing chaos: Lyapunov surfaces and volumes
March/April 1990 (vol. 10 no. 2)
pp. 15-19

The use of a graphic technique to visualize chaos for a dual-parameter one-dimensional map is described. It involves plotting the Lyapunov exponent with both height and color in a three-dimensional map, as a function of the two parameters. Color is determined using a geographic lookup table. A graphics supercomputer can rotate the map in real time. The technique demonstrates graphically interesting behavior in chaotic systems.

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Citation:
Clifford A. Pickover, "Visualizing chaos: Lyapunov surfaces and volumes," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 15-19, March-April 1990, doi:10.1109/38.50669
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