Abstract

We show that there are characters of compact, connected, nonabelian groups that approximate random choices of signs. The work was motivated by Kronecker's theorem on the independence of exponential functions and has applications to thin sets.

Department(s)

Mathematics and Statistics

Sponsor(s)

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
Swedish Natural Science Research Council

Keywords and Phrases

Characters; Compact Lie Groups; Compact Non-Abelian Groups; Independence

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

Document Version

Final Version

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2004 American Mathematical Society, All rights reserved.

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