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Furstenberg’s Correspondence Theorem

In 1977 Furstenberg gave a new proof of Szemer├ędi’s theorem using ergodic theory. The first step in that proof was to turn the combinatorial statement into a statement in ergodic theory. Thus Furstenberg created what is now known as Furstenberg’s … Continue reading

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