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The monotonicity of the entropy for a family of degree one circle maps

Authors: Lluís Alsedà and Francesc Mañosas
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 334 (1992), 651-684
MSC: Primary 58F11; Secondary 54C70, 54H20, 58F08, 58F20
MathSciNet review: 1129433
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Abstract: For the natural biparametric family of piecewise linear circle maps with two pieces we show that the entropy increases when any of the two parameters increases. We also describe the regions of the parameter space where the monotonicity is strict.

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Keywords: Kneading theory, monotonicity, topological entropy
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