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The equations were integrated numerically with the Runge-Kutta inte grator in Phaser for fifteen iterations with a step size o f 0 . 0 0 1 . The result is a discrete time series o f length 15,000. The variable J C , _ I ( t ) is used to investi gate the spectrum. This spectrum is essentially featureless, w i t h high power at low frequen- 44 Chaos Theory in the Social Sciences cies, and it decays rapidly. The peaks that are present are not well defined and it appears that no periodicities are easily discernible.
25. This matches Bartels's observation o f Hart's chances o f winning the nomination (1989, 251). Use o f a moving average does not alter the gross structure o f a time series, it merely serves to accentuate what is already present. The approach appears to be quite smooth, given the known level o f noise in the data. The time path progresses upward from the origin, then appears to approach a limiting value. 18 Lag10 Smoothed Probability of Jackson Nomination Fig. 2 . 1 1 . Phase p o r t r a i t o f p r o b a b i l i t y o f J a c k s o n n o m i n a t i o n series time 48 Chaos Theory in the Social Sciences winning the nomination appear to cycle about a particular value.
I n cell C I , place a zero. Then recreate the same chaotic series in column A , under the zero in column C. Make sure you put all values from column A , including the initial value, in column C. This series w i l l be the vertical axis (t + 1). 3. Delete the last cell at the end o f the column C (/ + 1) to ensure each column has the same number o f time periods. 4. Generate the graph to produce the attractor. When the logistic map is operating i n a chaotic regime it creates a h i l l shaped attractor, or parabola.