Search on the brink of chaos

Yu Baryshnikov, V. Zharnitsky

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The linear search problem is studied from the view point of Hamiltonian dynamics. For the specific, yet representative case of exponentially distributed position of the hidden object, it is shown that the optimal orbit follows an unstable separatrix in the associated Hamiltonian system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3023-3047
Number of pages25
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Applied Mathematics


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