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Research Asst. Professor
Physics/Astro & Krasnow Institute
George Mason University
Mail Stop 2A1
Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: (703) 993-4431
FAX: (703) 993-4440
Email: ebarreto@gmu.edu

B.S. U. Chicago 1990
M.S. U. Maryland, College Park 1995
Ph.D. U. Maryland, College Park 1996

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Ernest Barreto

Description of Research
Non-linear dynamics/Chaos: theory and applications to physical and biological systems, especially neuronal ensembles.
Recent Papers or Publications
Box-Counting Dimension Without Boxes: Computing D_0 from Average Expansion Rates, P. So, E. Barreto, and B. R. Hunt, Phys. Rev. E 60, 378-385 (1999).

Transitions from High-Dimensional Chaos to Stable Periodic Orbits, E. Barreto, B. R. Hunt, C. Grebogi and J. A. Yorke, Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 4561-4564 (1997).

Multiparameter Control of Chaos, E. Barreto and C. Grebogi, Phys. Rev. E 52, 3353-3357 (1995).

Special Honors or Awards
National Physical Science Consortium

Graduate Fellowship, 1990-1996

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