Brian Marcus

Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia

Deputy Director, Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Teaching in term 1 (Sept. - Dec., 2018):

Math 215/255: Elementary Differential Equations I

Office Hours: Thursday 2:00-4:00, Friday 3:00-3:45, and by appointment, Math Building, Room 218.

RESEARCH GROUP:

Sebastian Barbieri, Postdoctoral Fellow

Madeline Doering, PhD student


Cutting-Edge Research by Quatro Amigos

RECENT ALUMNI OF RESEARCH GROUP:

Raimundo Briceno, Postdoctoral Fellow, Tel Aviv University (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)

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

Siamak Taati (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