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Each of these ranges will open up past a threshold value, where either the values of two different iterates will cross, or an iterate will cross the manifold x X 0 . This latter type of crossing will occur at x values belonging to the set of periodic orbits of all periods up to n 1 of the dynamical system. , 2006]. (1) Since a new integration range can only open up by increasing x, and the resulting contribution is necessarily nonnegative, Fn(x) is a monotonically increasing function of x, as indeed expected.
The irregular succession of plateaus in ρ20(x) and the increase of the slope of F20(x) in the final part of the interval are in full agreement with the theory. The irregularity increases rapidly with the window and there is no saturation and convergence to a smooth behavior in the limit of infinite window. both qualitative and quantitative, associated with considerable fluctuations, discontinuities, and a nonmonotonic behavior which persists for any value of window n. These differences underlie the fact that in a deterministic system, the condition of statistical independence is much more stringent than the rapid vanishing of the autocorrelation function.
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