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The Multiplicative Golden Mean Shift Has Infinite Hausdorff Measure

  • Yuval Peres
  • Boris Solomyak
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Abstract

In an earlier work, joint with R. Kenyon, we computed the Hausdorff dimension of the “multiplicative golden mean shift” defined as the set of all reals in [0, 1] whose binary expansion (x k ) satisfies x k x 2k  = 0 for all k ≥ 1. Here we show that this set has infinite Hausdorff measure in its dimension. A more precise result in terms of gauges in which the Hausdorff measure is infinite is also obtained.

Keywords

Probability Measure Hausdorff Dimension Binary Sequence Hausdorff Measure Symbolic Space 
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Notes

Acknowledgements

The research of B. S. was supported in part by the NSF grant DMS-0968879. He is grateful to the Microsoft Research Theory Group for hospitality during 2010–2011. He would also like to thank the organizers of the conference “Fractals and Related Fields II” for the excellent meeting and stimulating atmosphere. The authors are grateful to the referee for careful reading of the manuscript and many helpful comments.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Microsoft ResearchRedmondUSA
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of WashingtonUW, SeattleUSA

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