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Visualizing characteristic trajectories

Slight not what's near through aiming at what's far.
Euripides (485-406 BC)



The fourth approach to visualizing dynamical systems in this row of different techniques is a result of the aim to locally enhance the visualization of characteristic trajectories [46]. System analysis often results in a set of characteristic points and stream lines. Visualizing such stream lines together with information about the behavior in their vicinity has the power of representing crucial information in a compressed way instead of over-populating phase space with direct visualization cues.


Helwig Löffelmann, November 1998,