Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems



Groups of real-analytic diffeomorphisms of the circle


BENSON FARB a1 and PETER SHALEN a2
a1 Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago, 5734 University Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA (e-mail: farb@math.uchicago.edu)
a2 Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60680, USA (e-mail: shalen@math.uic.edu)

Abstract

In this paper we consider some algebraic structure of groups of real-analytic diffeomorphisms of the circle.

(Received September 1 2000)
(Revised January 24 2001)