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Syllabus ERGODIC THEORY - 80615
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Last update 09-01-2022
HU Credits: 3

Degree/Cycle: 2nd degree (Master)

Responsible Department: Mathematics

Semester: 2nd Semester

Teaching Languages: English and Hebrew

Campus: E. Safra

Course/Module Coordinator: Prof.Benjamin Weiss

Coordinator Email:

Coordinator Office Hours: By appointment

Teaching Staff:
Prof Benjamin Weiss

Course/Module description:
An introductory course in ergodic theory

Course/Module aims:
To learn the basics of ergodic theory

Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
The students will be able to take advanced courses in ergodic theory

Attendance requirements(%):

Teaching arrangement and method of instruction:

Course/Module Content:
motivation, Poincare recurrence, mean and pointwise ergodic theorems, mixing and weak mixing, invariant measures, ergodic decomposition, entropy, Shannon-McMillan-Breiman theorem, Pinsker factor and K-systems

Required Reading:

Additional Reading Material:
Ergodic theory with a view toward number theory, Einsiedler- Ward

Ergodic theory, Petersen

My notes that are on the university site

Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 0 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 0 %
Project work 100 %
Assignments 0 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %

Additional information:
Students needing academic accommodations based on a disability should contact the Center for Diagnosis and Support of Students with Learning Disabilities, or the Office for Students with Disabilities, as early as possible, to discuss and coordinate accommodations, based on relevant documentation.
For further information, please visit the site of the Dean of Students Office.