Nondeterministic chaos and other quirks of piecewise smooth systems

English

Séminaire Modèles et Algorithmes Déterministes: CASYS

15/11/2012 - 09:45 Mr Alessandro Colombo (Politecnico di Milano) Salle 1 - Tour IRMA

A close look at the dynamics of piecewise smooth systems reveals that their peculiarity goes way beyond nondifferentiable orbits and sliding regions.  I will discuss some exotic behaviours, and leave you with a question: to what extent do piecewise smooth dynamics describe real world phenomena?