attractor

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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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These mechanisms determine which parts of the full attractor basin is actually observed and taken into account.
The responses to the policy system determine the attractor basin available to the latter as the new situation, i.
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.
The whole network acts as an attractor basin and the core concept (the central semantic cluster) of the SeCo acts as an attractor.
Giedion's notion of the 'ruling taste' is usually pulled towards this attractor basin.
For instance, the weather has two attractor basins that, visually, produce oval swirls with a butterfly shape.