Date of Original Version
Copyright New York Journal of Mathematics The version of record is available online at http://nyjm.albany.edu/j/2013/19-36.html
Abstract or Description
Given a convergence theorem in analysis, under very general conditions a model-theoretic compactness argument implies that there is a uniform bound on the rate of metastability. We illustrate with three examples from ergodic theory.
New York Journal of Mathematics, 19, 713-727.