By Valelrii V. Kozlov and Dmitrii V. Treshchev

Beginning with the paintings of G. D. Birkhoff, billiards were a favored examine subject drawing on such parts as ergodic idea, Morse thought, and KAM conception. Billiard platforms also are impressive in that they come up clearly in a few very important difficulties of mechanics and physics. This booklet is dedicated to mathematical points of the speculation of dynamical platforms of billiard style. targeting the genetic process, the authors try to elucidate the genesis of the fundamental rules and ideas of the speculation of dynamical platforms with effect interactions and in addition to illustrate that those equipment are traditional and potent. contemporary restrict theorems, which justify a variety of mathematical types of effect thought, are key positive factors. Questions of lifestyles and balance of periodic trajectories of elastic billiards occupy a different position within the e-book, and significant consciousness is dedicated to integrable billiards. a quick survey is given of labor on billiards with ergodic habit. each one bankruptcy ends with a listing of difficulties.

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F ~ L2(m) B 7ioA 2 , .. and by (i) ~ ~" biYi(a)Ti(Ax) is violated. = 1 Yi = ~i biYi(x)" are all distinct then Hence, if yoA = y. V x ~ [a,BG] loT = f, Then bi ~ 0 But then and by (it) then (*) b 1• = 0 T i = I. This follows by the remark above. e. (a) = (d). If So Yi(a) f for = 1 is con- 28 (d) = (c) is t r i v i a l . (c) = (b). , on Tl = i. If Then y(Tx) dense set y ~ i, (ii). G. # g : 7(x) G so a contradiction, T x0 ~ G (i) and Yl(X0), with (ii) of (b) hold. Then = 71(x). {Tnx0 : n z 0} T ~ i, and 3 Yl = yoB.

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N I(uAf,5) 6 ~ 1 (U~fk,6) I + n : IIf-fkIl2+ I(UAfk,6)l n ~ N(s) where is chosen so that contains G, k l(UXfk,5)I L2(m). Fix (U~f,g) ~ (f,l)(l,g)}. A 7 °Ak : Y (ii) [a,BG] k > 0 Choose then ¢ are isomorphic H6 L2(m). Hence A is on a compact metric abelian iff A is ergodic. is ergodic yeA = y, G is connected. iff and = G. is one-to-one. a unitary operator T implies is ergodic then CT = A¢. ) £f = {g E L2(m): strong-mixing. inequality) < implies it is equal to contains (by the Schwarz is chosen so that n ~ N(s) H8 = Then n llf-fkll2116112 + l(UAfk,5) I if it is clear that BG = G b E G since the endomorphism so that B(b) preserves Haar measure U¢ on as Hilbert L2(m).