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Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics : Topics in Ergodic Theory Series Number 75 - William Parry

Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics

Topics in Ergodic Theory Series Number 75

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Published: 2nd August 2004
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Ergodic theory grew out of an important problem of statistical mechanics which was resolved by Birkhoff and von Neumann in the 1930s. Since that time the subject has made its way to the centre of pure mathematics, drawing on the techniques of many other areas and, in turn, influencing those areas. The author has provided in this slim volume a speedy introduction to a considerable number of topics and examples. He includes sections on the classical ergodic theorems, topological dynamics, uniform distribution, Martingales, information theory and entropy. There is a chapter on mixing and one on special examples. The book concludes with an appendix on the spectral multiplicity theory of unitary operators.

Preface
Introduction
The principal ergodic theorems
Martingales and the ergodic theorem of information theory
Mixing
Entropy
Some examples
Appendix
References
Further literature
Index
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ISBN: 9780521604901
ISBN-10: 0521604907
Series: Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 124
Published: 2nd August 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.7 x 14.2  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.17