A brief introduction to sofic entropy theory

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Bowen, Lewis;
  • Subject: Mathematics - Dynamical Systems
    arxiv: Mathematics::Dynamical Systems | Nonlinear Sciences::Chaotic Dynamics | Computer Science::Discrete Mathematics | Computer Science::Formal Languages and Automata Theory | Mathematics::Operator Algebras

Sofic entropy theory is a generalization of the classical Kolmogorov-Sinai entropy theory to actions of large class of non-amenable groups called sofic groups. This is a short introduction with a guide to the literature.
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