# Playing with the Hénon Map Starting with a Circle or a Square

Playing with the Hénon Map Starting with a Circle or a Square

This Demonstration shows iterates of the dissipative Hénon map [1–4], , where and are real, acting on 500 equally spaced initial points on a circle or a square. You can drag the crosshairs-shaped locator to change the position of .

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