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Title: Synchronisation in random dynamical systems
Author: Newman, Julian
ISNI:       0000 0004 5989 6980
Awarding Body: Imperial College London
Current Institution: Imperial College London
Date of Award: 2015
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In this thesis, we develop a deeper and much more extensive theory of synchronisation of trajectories of random dynamical systems (RDS) than currently exists. In particular, focusing on random dynamical systems with memoryless noise, we achieve two main goals: Firstly, we demonstrate that the notion of "statistical equilibria" is purely a property of the measurable dynamics of a RDS on a standard Borel space; and yet, within such statistical equilibria is "encoded" the phenomenon of noise-induced synchronisation (which may then be observed in *any* compatible metric on the phase space). Secondly, we provide new, widely applicable criteria for synchronisation in RDS, considerably improving upon some of the existing criteria for synchronisation.
Supervisor: Rasmussen, Martin ; Lamb, Jeroen Sponsor: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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