• Charalambos D. Aliprantis
  • Kim C. Border


Ergodic theory can be described as the discipline that studies the long run average behavior of dynamical systems. There is a set S of possible states of the system, and the evolution of the system is usually modeled as a function T: SS. If the system is in state s at time t,then Ts is the state of the system at time t+1. The sequence {s, Ts,T 2 s,...} is called the orbit of the state s.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Charalambos D. Aliprantis
    • 1
  • Kim C. Border
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA
  2. 2.Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences 228-77California Institute of TechnologyPasadenaUSA

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