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Canard Solution: “trajectory segments in a multiple time scale dynamical system that follow an unstable portion of a slow manifold”


Canard: “a phenomenon in dynamical systems in which an equilibrium state undergoes a type of singularity which gives rise to periodic cycles that the French discoverers thought looked like ducks. Thanks goodness, the term stuck. No sane people will ever try to match the French imagination by suggesting otherwise.”




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