On norm almost periodic measures


In this paper, we study norm almost periodic measures on locally compact Abelian groups. First, we show that the norm almost periodicity of \(\mu \) is equivalent to the equi-Bohr almost periodicity of \(\mu *g\) for all g in a fixed family of functions. Then, we show that, for absolutely continuous measures, norm almost periodicity is equivalent to the Stepanov almost periodicity of the Radon–Nikodym density.

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The work was supported by NSERC with Grants 03762-2014 and 2020-00038 (NS) and by the German Research Foundation (DFG) via research Grant 415818660 (TS), and the authors are grateful for the support.

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Spindeler, T., Strungaru, N. On norm almost periodic measures. Math. Z. (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00209-020-02671-w

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  • Almost periodic measures
  • Lebesgue decomposition

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