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Some integrable maps and their Hirota bilinear forms

Hone, Andrew N.W., Kouloukas, Theodoros E., Quispel, G.R.W. (2017) Some integrable maps and their Hirota bilinear forms. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 51 (4). ISSN 1751-8113. E-ISSN 1751-8121. (doi:10.1088/1751-8121/aa9b52) (KAR id:64512)

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We introduce a two-parameter family of birational maps, which reduces to a family previously found by Demskoi, Tran, van der Kamp and Quispel (DTKQ) when one of the parameters is set to zero. The study of the singularity confinement pattern for these maps leads to the introduction of a tau function satisfying a homogeneous recurrence which has the Laurent property, and the tropical (or ultradiscrete) analogue of this homogeneous recurrence confirms the quadratic degree growth found empirically by Demskoi et al. We prove that the tau function also satisfies two different bilinear equations, each of which is a reduction of the Hirota-Miwa equation (also known as the discrete KP equation, or the octahedron recurrence). Furthermore, these bilinear equations are related to reductions of particular two-dimensional integrable lattice equations, of discrete KdV or discrete Toda type. These connections, as well as the cluster algebra structure of the bilinear equations, allow a direct construction of Poisson brackets, Lax pairs and first integrals for the birational maps. As a consequence of the latter results, we show how each member of the family can be lifted to a system that is integrable in the Liouville sense, clarifying observations made previously in the original DTKQ case.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1088/1751-8121/aa9b52
Projects: Cluster algebras with periodicity and discrete dynamics over finite fields
Uncontrolled keywords: Hirota bilinear form, Liouville integrability, discrete KdV, discrete Toda lattice, tropical
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science)
Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA801 Analytic mechanics
Q Science > QC Physics > QC20 Mathematical Physics
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science
Funders: Organisations -1 not found.
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Depositing User: Andrew Hone
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2017 05:33 UTC
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