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Compactifications of symmetric spaces

Author: Y Guivarc'h; Lizhen Ji; J C Taylor
Publisher: Boston : Birkhäuser, ©1998.
Series: Progress in mathematics (Boston, Mass.), v. 156.
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This text is devoted to the study of the interrelationships between these various compactifications. It should be of interest to researchers and graduate students.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Y Guivarc'h; Lizhen Ji; J C Taylor
ISBN: 0817638997 9780817638993 3764338997 9783764338992
OCLC Number: 37353739
Description: x, 284 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. I. Introduction --
Ch. II. Subalgebras and parabolic subgroups --
Ch. III. Geometrical constructions of compactifications --
Ch. IV. The Satake-Furstenberg compactifications --
Ch. V. The Karpelevic compactification --
Ch. VI. Martin compactifications --
Ch. VII. The Martin compactification X[actual symbol not reproducible]X([lambda][subscript 0]) --
Ch. VIII. The Martin compactification X[actual symbol not reproducible]X([lambda][subscript 0]) --
Ch. IX. An intrinsic approach to the boundaries of X --
Ch. X. Compactification via the ground state --
Ch. XI. Harnack inequality, Martin's method and the positive spectrum for random walks --
Ch. XII. The Furstenberg boundary and bounded harmonic functions --
Ch. XIII. Integral representation of positive eigenfunctions of convolution operators --
Ch. XIV. Random walks and ground state properties --
Ch. XV. Extension to semisimple algebraic groups defined over a local field.
Series Title: Progress in mathematics (Boston, Mass.), v. 156.
Responsibility: Yves Guivarc'h, Lizhen Ji, J.C. Taylor.

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