Identification of Lagrangian Coherent Structures as a Generalized Eigenvalue Problem

Melissa Yeung, California Institute of Technology

We introduce an algorithm for identifying Lagrangian coherent structures by solving a generalized eigenvalue problem. This approach aims to be computationally efficient and resilient to noise.

Abstract Author(s): David Cohen-Steiner, Mathieu Desbrun, Yiying Tong, Melissa Yeung