Geodesics on modular surfaces and continued fractions

R. Moeckel

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A connection between the symbolic description of the geodesic flows on certain modular surfaces and the theory of continued fractions is developed. The well-known properties of these dynamical systems then lead to some new results about continued fractions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)69-83
Number of pages15
JournalErgodic Theory and Dynamical Systems
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1982


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