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Existence of smooth invariant measures for geodesic flows of foliations of Riemannian manifolds

Author: PawełG. Walczak
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 120 (1994), 903-906
MSC: Primary 58F18; Secondary 57R30, 58F17
MathSciNet review: 1227531
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Abstract: We construct a nontrivial smooth finite measure invariant under the geodesic flow of a foliation $ \mathcal{F}$ of a compact Riemannian manifold $ M$ assuming that the transverse mean curvature of $ \mathcal{F}$ is distributed "nicely" along some leaf geodesics.

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Keywords: Foliation, Riemannian manifold, geodesic flow, invariant measure, entropy
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