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Fig. 1. Examples of strange attractors produced by two-dimensional
Fig. 2. Results of evaluating 7500 strange attractors, showing that
the most visually appealing cases are those with small Lyapunov
(L) and with correlation dimensions (F) somewhat greater than one.
Fig. 3. Examples of strange attractors produced by three-dimensional
iterated quadratic maps in which the color is determined by one of the
A variant of the computer source code prog06.bas from the article is available along with an executable version prog06.exe. A version of the program is also available as a Java applet.