There are two
mathematical constants called
Feigenbaum constants. Both express ratios in a
bifurcation diagram. <math>\delta = 4.6692\cdots </math> is the
ratio between successive bifurcation intervals, or between the diameters of successive circles on the axis of the
Mandelbrot set. <math>\alpha = 2.5029\cdots</math> is the ratio between the width of a tine and the width of one of its two subtines (except the tine closest to the fold).
These numbers apply to a large class of dynamical systems, not just to the logistic map.
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