Topics in Dynamics and Ergodic Theory

Topics in Dynamics and Ergodic Theory
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This collection of survey papers by leading researchers in ergodic theory and low-dimensional and topological dynamics comprises nine chapters on a range of important topics. These include: the role and usefulness of ultrafilters in ergodic theory, topological dynamics and Ramsey theory; topological aspects of kneading theory together with an analogous 2-dimensional theory called pruning; the dynamics of Markov odometers, Bratteli-Vershik diagrams and orbit equivalence of non-singular automorphisms; geometric proofs of Mather's connecting and accelerating theorems; recent results in one dimensional smooth dynamics; periodic points of nonexpansive maps; arithmetic dynamics; the defect of factor maps; entropy theory for actions of countable amenable groups.
ISBN: 
9780521533652
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Paperback
Publication Date: 
December 8, 2003