By David Ruelle
Reissued within the Cambridge Mathematical Library this vintage booklet outlines the idea of thermodynamic formalism which was once constructed to explain the homes of definite actual platforms which include a number of subunits. it truly is aimed toward mathematicians attracted to ergodic concept, topological dynamics, optimistic quantum box concept, the examine of yes differentiable dynamical structures, significantly Anosov diffeomorphisms and flows. it's also of curiosity to theoretical physicists keen on the conceptual foundation of equilibrium statistical mechanics. the extent of the presentation is mostly complex, the target being to supply an effective examine software and a textual content to be used in graduate educating. historical past fabric on arithmetic has been accumulated in appendices to assist the reader. additional fabric is given within the type of updates of difficulties that have been open on the unique time of writing and as a brand new preface especially written for this new version through the writer.
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