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KAM: Automatic Planning and Interpretation of Numerical Experiments Using Geometrical Methods

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dc.contributor.author Yip, Kenneth Man-Kam en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-10-20T20:22:43Z
dc.date.available 2004-10-20T20:22:43Z
dc.date.issued 1989-08-01 en_US
dc.identifier.other AITR-1163 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/7025
dc.description.abstract KAM is a computer program that can automatically plan, monitor, and interpret numerical experiments with Hamiltonian systems with two degrees of freedom. The program has recently helped solve an open problem in hydrodynamics. Unlike other approaches to qualitative reasoning about physical system dynamics, KAM embodies a significant amount of knowledge about nonlinear dynamics. KAM's ability to control numerical experiments arises from the fact that it not only produces pictures for us to see, but also looks at (sic---in its mind's eye) the pictures it draws to guide its own actions. KAM is organized in three semantic levels: orbit recognition, phase space searching, and parameter space searching. Within each level spatial properties and relationships that are not explicitly represented in the initial representation are extracted by applying three operations ---(1) aggregation, (2) partition, and (3) classification--- iteratively. en_US
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dc.title KAM: Automatic Planning and Interpretation of Numerical Experiments Using Geometrical Methods en_US


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