|A return map plot of a sequence x0, x1, x2, x3, ... is a plot of the points|
|Here is an illustration of the return using graphical iteration, and an explanation of the parts of this diagram.|
|Click the picture for an animation.|
To illustrate the sorts of things we can learn from a return map, here are some time series (left) and return maps (right).
|uniform random||chaotic tent map||average of chaotic tent maps|
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