Sunday, 15 March 2009

Butterfly Effect
small changes that may lead to different larger consequences. For example a ball placed at the crest of a hill may roll into any of several valleys depending on slight differences in initial position.
Chain Reaction
a sequence of reactions where a reactive product or by-product causes additional changes to take place (self amplification)
Domino Effect
when a small change causes similar change nearby
Chaos Theory
small variations with large implications

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