An interview with James A. Yorke

An interview with James A. Yorke

Jim Yorke, also known as Dr. Chaos, is famous for coining the mathematical term "chaos" (with T.Y. Li in a 1975 paper entitled Period Three Implies Chaos). Tim Sauer (George Mason University) talked to him at the Joint Mathematics Meeting, January 7-10, 2004 in Phoenix, Arizona. A story about chaos, interdisciplinary research and the legs of an elephant.

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