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|Chaos is a multidisciplinary science. The members of the group are affiliated with diverse departments and institutions: Electrical Engineering; Mathematics; Physics; Physical Sciences and Technology; Institute for Plasma Research (IPR); Institute for System Research (ISR). The importance of chaos was not fully appreciated until the widespread availability of digital computers for numerical simulations and the demonstration of chaos in various physical systems. This realization has broad implications for many fields of science, and it is only within the past decade or so that the field has undergone explosive growth. The ideas of chaos have been fruitful in such diverse disciplines as biology, economics, chemistry, engineering, fluid mechanics, and physics, to name just a few.|
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