Math 523 - Introduction to Ergodic Theory

Fall 2006

room meeting times
Cupples I, 199 Tue Th 1:00 - 2:30 PM

instructor phone # office e-mail office hours
Renato Feres 5-6752 Cupples I 17 Mon 4:00 - 5:00 PM / Tue 3:00 - 4:00 PM / Fri 2:00 - 3:00 PM

Note: You can see me outside the set office hours, but contact me in advance to be sure I'm in.

Course Plan: We plan to cover elements of the theory of dynamical systems with emphasis on ergodic theory. The following is a rough list of topics.

Texts: the main text for the course is the first one in the below list. The other texts listed should also be useful.

Grades: will be based on a moderate amount of homework assignments and/or lecture presentation.