Bifurcation Diagram for the Tent Map

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The tent map is a piecewise linear, one-dimensional map . Like the logistic map, its iterates exhibit chaotic dynamics for a range of values of the parameter . The plot at the top shows the orbit after steps for an initial value and a particular value of .

Contributed by: Enrique Zeleny (March 2013)
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The iterated map is

with .


[1] Wikipedia. "Tent Map." (March 6, 2013)

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