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Ergodic actions of the mapping class group


Author: Howard Masur
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 94 (1985), 455-459
MSC: Primary 32G15; Secondary 30F10, 58F17
MathSciNet review: 787893
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Abstract: We prove that the horocyclic flow on the moduli space of a compact Riemann surface is ergodic. We also show that the mapping class group acts ergodically on Thurston's space of measured foliations.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1985-0787893-5
PII: S 0002-9939(1985)0787893-5
Keywords: Measured foliations, horocyclic flow
Article copyright: © Copyright 1985 American Mathematical Society