Bifurcation Diagram of the Hénon Map
The Hénon map is the two-dimensional map described by the equations[more]
The plot shows the last 36 coordinates after iterations of the Hénon map using the initial point .
To obtain an interesting region of periodic and chaotic behavior, we use values between 0.91 and 1.41 with . Changing these values will give very similar results.
You can click anywhere in the diagram to see a magnified inset in the lower-left corner.[less]
Using the lowest values for and will let you quickly find an appropriate region to inspect. Larger values will show a cleaner, more detailed plot.
The idea for the Locator-magnifier was taken from Ed Pegg Jr.