“Fly Lorenz” by Jürgens and Peitgen

  • ©Hartmut Jürgens and Heinz-Otto Peitgen


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    07

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    Fly Lorenz

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  • University of Bremen

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    HARDWARE: E&S PS300, Norak Data, Nord 100

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    SOFTWARE DEVELOPER: Special user software


Additional Contributors:


    This work was supported by Stiftung Volkswagenwerk
    Produced at: Graphiklabor Dynamische Systeme, Universitat Bremen, Bremen, West Germany 1984


Additional Information:


    Format: 4:00; 3/4″ black and white; sound

    Technical notes:
    This film allows us to visualize the dynamics of a
    differential equation, the Lorenz system. A “space
    ship” is following the trajectories; “planets” mark
    singularities of the system. Several mathematical
    experiments have been visualized; experiment 4 is
    presented here.
    Experiment 4 visualizes The Hat Function.
    Mathematicians started to study the hat function
    and noticed that it was possible to study
    something simpler instead, the parabola.

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