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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 2006 (2006), Article ID 20568, 20 pages

Dispersion properties of ergodic translations

Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica, Università di Camerino, via Madonna delle Carceri, Camerino 62032, Italy

Received 19 November 2005; Revised 23 January 2006; Accepted 25 January 2006

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We consider irrational rotations of the circle Tx=x+α (mod 1) and study the asymptotic behavior of sums of the type Sn=k=0n1πk with πk=±1, the sign being determined by the location of Tkx with respect to a binary partition.