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Pointwise theorems for amenable groups

Author: Elon Lindenstrauss
Journal: Electron. Res. Announc. Amer. Math. Soc. 5 (1999), 82-90
MSC (1991): Primary 28D15
Published electronically: June 30, 1999
MathSciNet review: 1696824
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Abstract: In this paper we describe proofs of the pointwise ergodic theorem and Shannon-McMillan-Breiman theorem for discrete amenable groups, along Følner sequences that obey some restrictions. These restrictions are mild enough so that such sequences exist for all amenable groups.

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Elon Lindenstrauss
Affiliation: Institute of Mathematics, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem 91904, Israel

Keywords: Amenable groups, pointwise convergence, ergodic theorems
Received by editor(s): January 18, 1999
Published electronically: June 30, 1999
Additional Notes: The author would like to thank the Clore Foundation for its support.
Communicated by: Yitzhak Katznelson
Article copyright: © Copyright 1999 American Mathematical Society

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