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Next time I’ll post more specific bibliography. The first part of the text is ergdoic with measure-preserving My library Help Advanced Book Search. I think that overall, Petersen’s book is good as well, maybe not as streamlined as one might petter, but still very through. Topological pressure and equilibrium states are discussed, and a proof is given of the variational principle that relates pressure to measure-theoretic entropies.

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It is an extremely suitable book for students I think because Furstenberg is a great teacher and lecturerand it shows part of the motivations towards the modern development of ergodic theory, and it shows also topics in topological dynamics, which other books omit.

This only will help you with the measurable setting and is an older book, though.

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. The Best Books of This seems to have the highest content-to-volume ratio. Ergodic Theory on Lebesgue Spaces”, it is one of the most accurate books in the technical level Lebesgue spaces, ergodic decompositionplus it have nice treatments of the theory of joinings and entropy.


By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Dispatched from inttroduction UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? The only problem is that it’s waltwrs to get a copy. The first part of the text is concerned with measure-preserving transformations introduxtion probability spaces; recurrence properties, mixing properties, the Birkhoff ergodic theorem, isomorphism and spectral isomorphism, and entropy theory are discussed.

An Introduction To Ergodic Theory

I think another good choice is the introdkction “Ergodic Theory: I really like and recommend Billingsley’s Ergodic Theory and Information. Selected pages Title Page. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Description The first part of this introduction to ergodic theory addresses measure-preserving transformations of probability spaces and covers such topics as recurrence properties and the Birkhoff ergodic theorem.

It is a well balanced book regarding theory vs applicationsit has nice appendix contains relevant theory from functional analysis, and it contains a nice selection of subjects although not addressing entropy, which one might say is a very big problem. I second Siming Tu’s recommendation for E-W book. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

The book is reasonably concrete and short and treats the important “cutting and stacking” constructions in detail. An excellent ergodif indeed. When you say beginner, do you mean grad student or otherwise? It is hoped the reader will be ready to tackle research papers after reading the book.

An Introduction To Ergodic Theory by Walters, Peter

I tried a book by nadkarni, and could not read through it, seemed to concise to me, and tried the book by Petersen which I felt was accessible but didn’t follow a clear path, jumping from subject to subject with lots of different object or properties.


I have learned topological dynamics from this textbook. Two chapters deal with entropy. Algebraic Geometry Robin Hartshorne. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Mathematical Methods of Classical Mechanics V.

So apart from this, which are “standard references”, and maybe also Walters’ book which is kind of dated, and the last chapters are biased towards entropy theory of continuous maps over compact spacesthere are few references which are good for specific subjects and maybe not as thery whole standard reference book. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. David Roberts, Yes, these are the books. Advanced Linear Algebra Steven Roman. As for me, I am a grad student, but uexperienced with ergodic theory.

Quantum Theory for Mathematicians Brian C. Introduction to Topological Manifolds John M. Dan Rudolph have a very nice book called – “Fundamentals of Measurable Dynamics: Table of contents 0 Preliminaries. An Introduction to Ergodic Theory.

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On the other hand the book has loads of mistakes, which makes it interesting to read, you realise that you are understanding everything when you spot the mistakes. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Introduction to ergodic theory.

The second part focuses on the ergodic theory of continuous transformations of compact metrizable spaces. Graph Theory Adrian Bondy. Topology and Geometry Glen E. Post as a guest Name. MathOverflow works best with JavaScript enabled.

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