MEMS Seminar: The Quasi-Periodic Intermittency Attractor and a Fractional Calculus Perspective of Generalized Spectral Decompositions for Nonlinear Dynamical Systems

Oct 25

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium Side A

Presenter

Bryan J. Glaz Ph.D.

Complex, nonlinear dynamical systems are pervasive across many Army relevant scientific disciplines, including turbulence, robotics, and reconfigurable active matter. Typically, our engineering objectives are to control the dynamics. However, our inability to achieve these objectives for a variety of high-dimensional dynamical systems is due to a lack of mathematical tools to describe underlying salient, particularly when it comes to control of such systems. This talk focuses on the Koopman theoretic based spectral decomposition perspective for extracting these features.

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Brandy Oldham
brandy.oldham@duke.edu