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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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Lord Elis Thomas said: "Our aim through the Tourism Attractor Destination programme is to focus efforts and investment on key projects in each region so we have a real impact on Wales' profile in this globally competitive market.
These threat attractors are outside the military realm of the definition of national security, but still tied up to geography and terrain, therefore has the commonality with military threat which almost always is territorial.
Here, the verification for the WPAC basin is presented because of the larger sample size of strong storms that will facilitate our subsequent analysis of the MPI limit and chaotic attractor.
The power of the 'origins' attractor, in the context that WWS works, is that it counters localised rumour and myth about the 'origins of HIV' which are factors that detract from the ambition of reducing the aggregate community viral load.
While the Great Attractor region contains clusters and superclusters of galaxies, these massive objects were not enough to explain the gravitational force pulling the Milky Way at a speed of two million kilometers per hour (around 1.
Here, the optimal zero attractor controller is first found by choosing a criterion that provides largest decrease in the MSD error from one iteration to the other.
15) Hence, it is possible to consider chaotic systems as generating rather than destroying order, insofar as a random scattering of initial points in the phase space will end up being in a more ordered rather than less ordered state as they converge on the attractor.
People who always follow the same rules and procedures or who fall into habitual patterns of working are captured by a torus attractor.
By teaching students how to identify the different attractors within their own behaviour and also developing resilience by introducing chance events to hypothetical scenarios, this can begin to develop both their consequential thinking and their resilience.
i=1]) be contracting conformal set with attractor E.
The smallest such p is called the period of the attractor.
In the second case, after the periodic regime, we observed a situation similar to a Hopf bifurcation which leads to a quasi periodic regime and an occurrence of an attractor consisting of two closed curves in the phase space (see Figure 2.
The Lorenz Attractor was created with MapleSim's Signal Blocks and is used to simulate chaotic systems such as climate and weather.