anishchenko_ode, a Python code which sets up and solves the Anishchenko ordinary differential equation (ODE) which has chaotic behavior and an attractor.


The computer code and data files described and made available on this web page are distributed under the MIT license.


anishchenko_ode is available in a MATLAB version and an Octave version and a Python version.

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python_ode, a Python code which sets up various systems of ordinary differential equations (ODE).


  1. Vadim Anishchenko, Vladimir Astakhov,
    Experimental study of the mechanism of the appearance and the structure of a strange attractor in an oscillator with inertial nonlinearity,
    Radiotekhnika i Elektronika,
    Volume 28, 1983, pages 1109-1115.
  2. Stephen Lucas, Evelyn Sander, Laura Taalman,
    Modeling dynamical systems for 3D printing,
    Notices of the American Mathematical Society,
    Volume 67, Number 11, December 2020, pages 1692-1705.

Source Code:

Last revised on 09 March 2024.