Brian Marcus

Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia

UBC Site Director, Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Office Hours: by appointment only; contact me via email address below.

RESEARCH GROUP:

Luisa Borsato, Visiting PhD student from Universiity of Sao Paulo

Madeline Doering, PhD student

Sophie MacDonald, PhD student

Marcello Sobottka, Sabbatical Visitor from Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil


Cutting-Edge Research by Quatro Amigos

RECENT ALUMNI OF RESEARCH GROUP:

Sebastian Barbieri, Postdoctoral Fellow Universite' Bordeaux (UBC Postdoctoral Fellow, 2017-2019) /A>

Raimundo Briceno, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC). (UBC PhD, 2016)

Nishant Chandgotia, Postdoctoral Fellow, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (UBC PhD, 2015)

Felipe Garcia-Ramos, Research Professor, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí (UBC PhD, 2015)

Ricardo Gomez Aiza, Professor, Insitituto de Matematicas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UBC Sabbatical visitor, 2016-2017)

Guangyue Han, Associate Professor of Mathematics, University of Hong Kong (UBC Postdoc 2004-2007)

Erez Louidor, Google, Mountain View, USA (UBC PhD, 2010)

Tom Meyerovitch, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Ben-Gurion University (UBC Postdoc 2010-2012, Sabbatical Visitor 2018-2019)

Ronnie Pavlov, Associate Professor of Mathematics, University of Denver (UBC Postdoc 2007-2010)

Siamak Taati, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Groningen (UBC Research Associate, 2016-2017)

Research Interests:

Coding and Information Theory, Symbolic Dynamics, Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems

Publications:

Recent Research Publications in Electronic Form

Publication List

Textbook:

An Introduction to Symbolic Dynamics and Coding (with D. Lind), Cambridge University Press, 1995 (reprinted 1999).

Lecture Notes:

An Introduction to Coding for Constrained Systems (with R. Roth and P. Siegel)

Class and Seminar Notes:

Entropy and Equilibrium states in Ergodic Theory and Statistical Mechanics

Entropy

Thermodynamic Formalism

Presentations:

Careers in Mathematics

Careers in Mathematics (brief)

A Talk on entropy of d-dimensional shifts of finite type

Bio:

A Brief Biography

Papers

Contact Information:

Brian Marcus
Department of Mathematics
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z2
Canada
marcus@math.ubc.ca
tel:604-822-3262
Math Building 218