**behaviour** — /bi hayv yeuhr/, n. Chiefly Brit. behavior. Usage. See or1. * * * (as used in expressions) aggressive behaviour avoidance behaviour behaviour genetics behaviour therapy behaviour modification chaotic behaviour … Universalium

**Britney & Kevin: Chaotic** — For the video release, see Britney Kevin: Chaotic (video). Britney Kevin: Chaotic Title card Genre Reality … Wikipedia

**reproductive behaviour** — In animals, any activity directed toward perpetuation of a species. Sexual reproduction, the most common mode, occurs when a female s egg is fertilized by a male s sperm. The resulting unique combination of genes produces genetic variety that… … Universalium

**Chaos theory** — This article is about chaos theory in Mathematics. For other uses of Chaos theory, see Chaos Theory (disambiguation). For other uses of Chaos, see Chaos (disambiguation). A plot of the Lorenz attractor for values r = 28, σ = 10, b = 8/3 … Wikipedia

**physical science, principles of** — Introduction the procedures and concepts employed by those who study the inorganic world. physical science, like all the natural sciences, is concerned with describing and relating to one another those experiences of the surrounding… … Universalium

**complexity** — /keuhm plek si tee/, n., pl. complexities for 2. 1. the state or quality of being complex; intricacy: the complexity of urban life. 2. something complex: the complexities of foreign policy. [1715 25; COMPLEX + ITY] * * * ▪ scientific theory… … Universalium

**celestial mechanics** — the branch of astronomy that deals with the application of the laws of dynamics and Newton s law of gravitation to the motions of heavenly bodies. [1815 25] * * * Branch of astronomy that deals with the mathematical theory of the motions of… … Universalium

**Logistic map** — The logistic map is a polynomial mapping of degree 2, often cited as an archetypal example of how complex, chaotic behaviour can arise from very simple non linear dynamical equations. The map was popularized in a seminal 1976 paper by the… … Wikipedia

**Complex systems** — A visual, organizational map of complex systems science See also: Complex system Complex systems present problems in mathematical modelling. The equations from which complex system models are developed generally derive from statistical physics,… … Wikipedia

**Chua's circuit** — A version of Chua s circuit without Chua s Diode Chua s circuit is a simple electronic circuit that exhibits classic chaos theory behavior. It was introduced in 1983 by Leon O. Chua, who was a visitor at Waseda University in Japan at that… … Wikipedia