By Yves Guivarc'h,Lizhen Ji,John C. Taylor
The notion of symmetric house is of relevant value in lots of branches of arithmetic. Compactifications of those areas were studied from the issues of view of illustration concept, geometry, and random walks. This paintings is dedicated to the research of the interrelationships between those a number of compactifications and, specifically, makes a speciality of the martin compactifications. it's the first exposition to regard compactifications of symmetric areas systematically and to uniformized some of the issues of view. The paintings is basically self-contained, with entire references to the literature. it's a superb source for either researchers and graduate students.
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