Any active behavioral limit where a system tends to backtrack toward a more balanced dynamic equilibrium.
R.H. ABRAHAM and C.D. SHAW use this model in their topological representation of self-organization. Repellors are in fact separatrixes considered as dynamical features in attractors(1987, p.550).
"Repellor" could also be considered a near synonym for critical threshold.
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