Starts 13 Oct 2011 16:00
Ends 13 Oct 2011 20:00
Central European Time
ICTP
Leonardo da Vinci Building Luigi Stasi Seminar Room
Strada Costiera, 11 I - 34151 Trieste (Italy)
We shall discuss a class of fiber contracting maps on the square that contains the first return map of a Lorenz-like flow. We prove that this class of maps has exponential decay of correlations. We apply this result to get a log law for the hitting time associated of a Lorenz-like flow.