These notes complement my June 2001 lectures at the Universities of Rome, Florence, and Padua in Italy. They discuss the notion of hypercyclicity for linear operators (some orbit is dense), paying particular attention to its origins in non-linear dynamics, and its connections with analytic function theory and functional analysis.
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