attractor

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  • noun

Synonyms for attractor

an entertainer who attracts large audiences

(physics) a point in the ideal multidimensional phase space that is used to describe a system toward which the system tends to evolve regardless of the starting conditions of the system

a characteristic that provides pleasure and attracts

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The trajectory between different strange attractors in the attractor basin describes the evolution of a system over time because of selection pressures.
These mechanisms determine which parts of the full attractor basin is actually observed and taken into account.
Step 3: Evaluate the distribution of examples in each attractor basin (node).
Step 4: If all the examples (S') of an attractor basin (node) belong to only one class, then label the attractor basin (leaf node) for that class.
For instance, the weather has two attractor basins that, visually, produce oval swirls with a butterfly shape.