Controlling chaotic dynamical systems

Filipe J. Romeiras*, Edward Ott, Celso Grebogi, W. P. Dayawansa

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A method is discussed whereby motion on a chaotic attractor can be converted to a desired attracting time-periodic motion by applying a small control. The method is illustrated numerically using a periodically driven dissipative four dimensional system.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the American Control Conference
Editors Anon
PublisherPubl by American Automatic Control Council
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)0879425652
Publication statusPublished - 1991
EventProceedings of the 1991 American Control Conference - Boston, MA, USA
Duration: 26 Jun 199128 Jun 1991


ConferenceProceedings of the 1991 American Control Conference
CityBoston, MA, USA


  • Chaos Theory
  • Dynamics
  • Mathematical Techniques--Numerical Analysis
  • Chaotic Attractors
  • Time Periodic Motion
  • Control Systems


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