Table of contents for The large sieve and its applications : arithmetic geometry, random walks and discrete groups / E. Kowalski.

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Preface; Prerequisites and notation; 1. Introduction; 2. The principle of the large sieve; 3. Group and conjugacy sieves; 4. Elementary and classical examples; 5. Degrees of representations of finite groups; 6. Probabilistic sieves; 7. Sieving in discrete groups; 8. Sieving for Frobenius over finite fields; Appendix A. Small sieves; Appendix B. Local density computations over finite fields; Appendix C. Representation theory; Appendix D. Property (T) and Property (τ); Appendix E. Linear algebraic groups; Appendix F. Probability theory and random walks; Appendix G. Sums of multiplicative functions; Appendix H. Topology; Bibliography; Index.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Sieves (Mathematics)
Arithmetical algebraic geometry.
Random walks (Mathematics)
Discrete groups.