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How is Chaos Theory used today? Do we use it in our everyday lives?

I am fairly certain that some aspects of chaos theory come into play in developing computer models for weather prediction. I am also aware of some musical composers (that is right!) who are using fractal theory to develop new compositions with computers. There are a couple of guys associated with U. of C. doing this, however, their names escape me. I think the Argentinean composer, Xenakis (not sure of the spelling) also uses fractals. The idea here is to come up with some sort of sound-bite or aural fractal and let the computer generate a time developed work from that fractal. I have heard some of the results. They are less than melodious. There is nothing like a little soul and a pen when it comes to composition.

nick p drozdoff

Also, chaos theory led to the exploration of fractals and their properties, and fractals are used in computer art to make interesting shapes and landscapes for such things as video games.


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