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Deterministic and stochastic dynamics

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  • Points: 30
  • Code: MS327
  • Level: 3
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This module is very good. I highly recommend it. The selection of topics is good with at least an introduction to chaos and stochastic differential equations. The emphasis on stability for non-linear systems is covered very well. The last book is exceptional. Especially the way that the heat equation is shown to be equivalent to the diffusion equation, with a derivation starting from how an initial concentration of particles diffuses over time towards a new equilibrium. I thought this was outstanding in its development and is one of those experiences that really stays with you because of the basic fundamental understanding.
So there is is. It's a great module.

Burton DeVolk

Course starting: October 2018

Review posted: July 2019

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