Communications in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 112, Issue 4, pp 691–719 | Cite as

Dynamical entropy ofC* algebras and von Neumann algebras

  • A. Connes
  • H. Narnhofer
  • W. Thirring


The definition of the dynamical entropy is extended for automorphism groups ofC* algebras. As an example, the dynamical entropy of the shift of a lattice algebra is studied, and it is shown that in some cases it coincides with the entropy density.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Connes
    • 1
  • H. Narnhofer
    • 2
  • W. Thirring
    • 2
  1. 1.IHESBures-sur-YvetteFrance
  2. 2.Institut für Theoretische PhysikUniversität WienAustria

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