Unique ergodicity of horocycle flows on compact quotients of SL(2,R) following Coudène

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Jon Chaika
Date: 
Tue, Jun 30, 2020
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Zoom
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University of Utah Seminar in Ergodic Theory
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Furstenberg proved that the horocycle flow on any compact quotient of SL(2,R) is uniquely ergodic. This has been generalized by many people. I will present a proof due to Yves Coudène, which I find elegant and can prove some of the generalizations of Furstenberg's theorem too.

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