Israel Journal of Mathematics

, Volume 40, Issue 3, pp 197–216

The relative isomorphism theorem for Bernoulli flows

  • Adam Fieldsteel

DOI: 10.1007/BF02761362

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Fieldsteel, A. Israel J. Math. (1981) 40: 197. doi:10.1007/BF02761362


In this paper we extend the work of Thouvenot and others on Bernoulli splitting of ergodic transformations to ergodic flows of finite entropy. We prove that ifA is a factor of a flowS, whereS1 is ergodic andA has a Bernoulli complement inS1, thenA has a Bernoulli complement inS. Consequently, Bernoulli splitting for flows is stable under taking intermediate factors and certain\(\bar d\) limits. In addition it follows that the property of isomorphism with a Bernoulli × zero entropy flow is similarly stable.

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© The Weizmann Science Press of Israel 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam Fieldsteel
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsWesleyan UniversityMiddletownUSA

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