sensitive_ode, a Python code which sets up a second order ordinary differential equation (ODE) which exhibits sensitive dependence on the initial condition.


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


sensitive_ode is available in a MATLAB version and a Python version.

Related Data and codes:

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


  1. John D Cook,
    Sensitive dependence on initial conditions in ODE's,
    12 November 2013,

Source Code:

Last revised on 29 January 2022.