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Szemerédi’s Theorem Part II – Overview of the proof

This is the second in a series of posts about Szemerédi’s theorem. In the first post I presented the first step in the proof of Szemerédi’ theorem, namely applying the correspondence principle of Furstenberg to transform the problem into one … Continue reading

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Sated extensions

I recently learned of a promising technique in ergodic Ramsey theory that is useful to establish multiple recurrence and convergence of nonconventional ergodic averages. The trick is to reduce the general statement to certain systems, called sated systems. A common … Continue reading

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Jacobs-de Leeuw-Glicksberg Decomposition

In my previous post I presented an ergodic theoretical proof of Roth’s Theorem, assuming the Jacobs-de Leeuw-Glicksberg Decomposition (and some other minor facts). In this post I present a proof of this Decomposition and moreover prove that the compact vectors … Continue reading

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