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dc.contributor.author leberg, Espen
dc.contributor.author Matsumoto, Mieko
dc.date.accessioned 2023-10-17T13:57:21Z
dc.date.available 2024-05-17T12:27:23Z
dc.date.issued 2024-05-17
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10900/153527
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.15496/publikation-94866
dc.description.abstract Korrigierte Version
dc.language.iso en de_DE
dc.publisher Tübingen University Press
dc.publisher Tübingen University Press
dc.rights cc-by-nc-nd
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/legalcode.en
dc.subject.classification Archäologie , Chaostheorie de_DE
dc.subject.ddc 930 de_DE
dc.type ConferencePaper de_DE
utue.publikation.fachbereich Archäologie de_DE
utue.abstract.en This paper explores an application of concepts from chaos theory and nonlinear system theory, and argues that nonlinear system theory is a useful tool in understanding the use of landscape and the creation of taskscapes by prehistoric and modern people around Lake Vavatn in Lærdalsfjellene (the Lærdal Mountains), a part of the high mountains in South Norway. It is necessary to replace a static model based on duration and stability with a model that can focus on change and variability in recorded archaeological material that is the result of past and present events. Sites and areas that have artefacts indicating many events are seen as focal points in the landscape. The trajectories of movements and events in time and space are described as strange attractors. These strange attractors are visualised through the Poincaré set created by sites and single artefacts. In the case of Lake Vavatn, traces of human activity from several periods have created points in the Poincaré set; the typologically dated stone artefacts from earliest Middle Mesolithic at several early intervals, possible pastoralist activities from the Neolithic, the probably medieval animal fall pits at a later time, the modern shieling, cottages for leisure, and archaeological surveying today. The sum of observations does not allow statements about continuation during this over 8000-year period of archaeological and modern history, but it does show that Lake Vavatn has been attractive throughout multiple periods.
dc.title.en Strange attractors in the Norwegian Stone Age
utue.opus.portal caa2018 de_DE
utue.publikation.source Human History and Digital Future : Proceedings of the 46th Annual Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology de_DE
utue.publikation.freideutsch seltsamer Attraktor de_DE
utue.publikation.freideutsch Lærdalsfjellene de_DE
utue.publikation.freideutsch Vavatn-See de_DE
utue.publikation.freideutsch MUSITark de_DE
utue.publikation.freienglisch Lærdal Mountains de_DE
utue.publikation.freienglisch Ledalsfjellene de_DE
utue.publikation.freienglisch Lake Vavatn de_DE
utue.publikation.freienglisch strange attractor de_DE
utue.publikation.freienglisch Chaos theory de_DE
utue.publikation.freienglisch MUSITark de_DE


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