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The nonexistence of certain invariant measures

Authors: Paul Erdős and R. Daniel Mauldin
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 59 (1976), 321-322
MSC: Primary 28A70
MathSciNet review: 0412390
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Abstract: It is shown that there does not exist an uncountable group $ G$ and a nontrivial, $ \sigma $-finite, countably additive measure defined on all subsets of $ G$ which is left-invariant.

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PII: S 0002-9939(1976)0412390-0
Keywords: Left-invariant measure, measurable cardinal
Article copyright: © Copyright 1976 American Mathematical Society

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