
5th International Summer School/Conference
LET'S FACE CHAOS THROUGH NONLINEAR DYNAMICS
Center for Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
CAMTP, University of Maribor, Slovenia
30 June  14 July 2002


Scientific Topics
To get some impression about the spectrum and the level of scientific
topics see the Proceedings of the 4th Summer School/Conference
1999 published in Prog. Theor. Phys. Suppl. (Kyoto)
Vol. 139 (2000) Eds. M. Robnik et al.
In order to have an overview of the typical programme,
the abstracts of the invited lectures, and also the names
of the invitees and participants, please see the
scientific programme of the 4th Summer School/Conference 1999.
Introduction and Theoretical Background
 Synergetic approach to selforganizing systems
 Discrete versus continuous representation of dynamical systems
 Mathematical background
 Physical background
 Classical and quantum Hamiltonian systems
 Dissipative systems
 Ergodic theory
 Open systems
 Information dynamics
 Evolutionary approach
 Fractal structures  geometry of chaos
 Quantum aspects of classsical chaotic systems (quantum chaos)
 Qualitative and quantitative analysis of time series
 Modelling and simulation of system dynamics
 Qualitative modelling  problems and perspectives
Scientific Disciplines
Physics and Mathematics
 Classical Hamiltonian nonlinear dynamics
 Chaos in celestial mechanics and stellar dynamics
 Chaos in the Solar System dynamics
 Dynamics of dissipative systems
 Fluid dynamics: Theory of turbulence
 Cellular automata
 Quantum physics: Quantum chaos
 Semiclassical mechanics
 Periodic orbit theory (Gutzwiller approach)
 Random matrix theories
 Mesoscopic systems (microstructures, quantum dots)
 Microwave cavities and wave chaos
Engineering
 Structural and dynamical stability
 Control of chaos in mechanical systems
 Electrical circuits
 Neural networks and neural computers
 Chemical reactions
 Mesoscopic solid state systems
Biophysics and Physiology
 EEG
 Brain functioning
 ECG
 Blood flow (revealing oscillators)
 Modelling of complex biological and physiological systems
 Turing structures
Economy
 Evolutionary economics, macroeconomic cycles
 Stock market dynamics
 Financial systems
 Sociological aspects of economical structures and developments