By Klaus Schmidt
Even if a lot of classical ergodic idea is anxious with unmarried variations and one-parameter flows, the topic inherits from statistical mechanics not just its identify, but in addition a duty to research spatially prolonged platforms with multidimensional symmetry teams. even though, the wealth of concrete and usual examples which has contributed quite a bit to the charm and improvement of classical dynamics, is substantially absent during this extra normal idea. the aim of this booklet is to assist therapy this shortage of particular examples via introducing? a category of constant Zd-actions diversified sufficient to express the various new phenomena encountered within the transition from Z to Zd, yet which however lends itself to systematic research: the Zd-actions by means of automorphisms of compact, abelian teams. One element of those activities, no longer astounding in itself yet relatively amazing in its volume and intensity still, is the relationship with commutative algebra and arithmetical algebraic geometry. The algebraic framework because of this connection permits the development of examples with various targeted dynamical homes, and through combining algebraic and dynamical instruments one obtains a particularly certain figuring out of this category of Zd-actions.
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