Ergodic Optimization, Zero Temperature Limits and the Max-plus Algebra
by A. T. Baraviera, R. Leplaideur, A. O. Lopes
Publisher: arXiv 2013
Number of pages: 106
We review some basic notions in ergodic theory and thermodynamic formalism, as well as introductory results in the context of max-plus algebra, in order to exhibit some properties of equilibrium measures when temperature goes to zero.
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