What is rotation number?

Rotation Number

The rotation number of f is defined in terms of the iterates of F:

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Circle Map - Mode Locking
... The limiting behavior in the mode-locked regions is given by the rotation number which is also sometimes referred to as the map winding number ... of (K,Ω) in one of these regions will all result in a motion such that the rotation number ... region in the bottom-center of the figure correspond to a rotation number of ...

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