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Introduction

The Rössler Attractor is a strange attractor arising from a 3-dimensional non-linear ordinary differential equation. It is a simplification of the Navier-Stokes equations for fluid flow which was discovered by the medical doctor Otto Rössler while investigating chemical kinetics in 1976. The equations are very simple, yet the behavior of the solutions display very rich dynamics.



Kevin Kesseler 2003-07-24