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Journal of Chaos
Volume 2013, Article ID 587548, 7 pages
Research Article

Difficulties in Evaluating Lyapunov Exponents for Lie Governed Dynamics

1Ciclo Basico Comun, Catedra de Fisica, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina and Laboratorio de Sistemas Complejos, FI-UBA, Argentina
2Instituto de Física La Plata-CCT-CONICET, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, C.C. 727, 1900 La Plata, Argentina
3Physics Department and IFISC-CSIC, University of the Balearic Islands, 07122 Palma de Mallorca, Spain
4Laboratorio de Sistemas Complejos, FI-UBA, Argentina and GIDyCSI-Universidad Nacional de Lanús, Argentina

Received 26 February 2013; Revised 17 June 2013; Accepted 18 June 2013

Academic Editor: Svetoslav Nikolov

Copyright © 2013 C. M. Sarris et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We consider here an environment in which the fact that a semiquantum Hamiltonian obeys SU(2) symmetries poses serious difficulties if one wants to compute Lyapunov exponents.