By Françoise Dal'Bo

In the past thirty years, robust relationships have interwoven the fields of dynamical platforms, linear algebra and quantity thought. This rapport among diverse parts of arithmetic has enabled the solution of a few very important conjectures and has in reality given beginning to new ones. This ebook sheds mild on those relationships and their purposes in an undemanding environment, through displaying that the examine of curves on a floor can result in orbits of a linear staff or maybe to endured fraction expansions of genuine numbers.

Geodesic and Horocyclic Trajectories offers an advent to the topological dynamics of 2 classical flows linked to surfaces of curvature −1, specifically the geodesic and horocycle flows. Written essentially with the belief of highlighting, in a comparatively ordinary framework, the lifestyles of gateways among a few mathematical fields, and the benefits of utilizing them, historic points of this box aren't addressed and lots of the references are reserved till the tip of every bankruptcy within the reviews part. issues in the textual content hide geometry, and examples, of Fuchsian teams; topological dynamics of the geodesic circulation; Schottky teams; the Lorentzian viewpoint and Trajectories and Diophantine approximations.

This e-book will attract people with a simple wisdom of differential geometry together with graduate scholars and specialists with a common curiosity within the area

Françoise Dal’Bo is a professor of arithmetic on the collage of Rennes. Her study stories topological and metric dynamical structures in damaging curvature and their functions specially to the parts of quantity conception and linear activities.

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Thus the sequence (gn ggn−1 )n 1 is also bounded. The group Γ being discrete, the 1} is ﬁnite. As a result, in the tail of the sequence, set {gn ggn−1 | n 2 c(gn ggn−1 ) = αc(γn ) = 0. This contradicts the hypothesis γn (∞) = ∞. 17). After conjugating Γ , one may assume that x is the point ∞, and thus that Γ contains a non-trivial translation. 20, there exists A > 0 such that c(γ) > A for all γ in Γ which do not ﬁx the point ∞. Take t = 2/A. 19, such γ sends the horodisk H + = {z ∈ H | Im z t} onto an Euclidean disk having Euclidean diameter A/2c2 (γ), tangent to the real axis.

1007/978-0-85729-073-1 2, c Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011 46 II Examples of Fuchsian groups Fig. 1. g hyperbolic Fig. 2. 1. Let p be an integer 2. A Schottky group of rank p is a subgroup of G which has a collection of non-elliptic, non-trivial generators {g1 , . . , gp } satisfying the following condition: there exists a point 0 in D such that the closures in D = D ∪ D(∞) of the sets D0 (gi±1 ) = D(gi±1 ), for i = 1, . . , p, satisfy (D(gi ) ∪ D(gi−1 )) ∩ (D(gj ) ∪ D(gj−1 )) = ∅, for all i = j in {1, .

Take a Dirichlet domain Dz (Γ ) of Γ and a nontrivial transformation γ of Γ . When the intersection of Dz (Γ ) and γ(Dz (Γ )) is non-empty, it is contained in the perpendicular bisector Mz (γ) of [z, γ(z)]h . This intersection, is a point, a non-trivial geodesic segment, a geodesic ray or a geodesic. In the latter three cases, we say that this intersection is an edge and denote it by C(γ): C(γ) = Dz (Γ ) ∩ γDz (Γ ). Notice that γ −1 C(γ) is also a edge since γ −1 C(γ) = γ −1 Dz (Γ ) ∩ Dz (Γ ). Moreover this set is included in the perpendicular bisector of [z, γ −1 (z)]h , hence γ −1 C(γ) = C(γ −1 ).