An uncountable family of group automorphisms, and a typical member

Thomas Ward

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We describe an uncountable family of compact group automorphisms with entropy log2. Each member of the family has a distinct dynamical zeta function, and the members are parametrised by a probability space. A positive proportion of the members have positive upper growth rate of periodic points, and almost all of them have an irrational dynamical zeta function. If infinitely many Mersenne numbers have a bounded number of prime divisors, then a typical member of the family has upper growth rate of periodic points equal to log2, and lower growth rate equal to zero.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)577-584
Number of pages8
JournalBulletin of the London Mathematical Society
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1997

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