Brian Marcus

Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia

Conference Announcement: Current Trends in Dynamical Systems and the Mathematical Legacy of Rufus Bowen, July 30 - August 4, 2017, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Teaching in term 2 (Jan.-April, 2015):

Math 601D (Section 201): Entropy and equilibrium states in ergodic theory and statistical mechanics, Class time: MWF 11, Math 126.

Office Hours: MWF 1:30 - 2:30 and by appointment, Math 218.

RESEARCH GROUP:

Raimundo Briceno, PhD student

Nishant Chandgotia, PhD student

Felipe Garcia-Ramos, PhD student


Cutting-Edge Research by Quatro Amigos

RECENT ALUMNI OF RESEARCH GROUP:

Guangyue Han, Associate Professor of Mathematics, University of Hong Kong

Erez Louidor, Google, Mountain View, USA

Tom Meyerovitch, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Ben-Gurion University

Ronnie Pavlov, Associate Professor of Mathematics, University of Denver

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

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

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