Basic properties of the continued fraction expansion

  • Marius Iosifescu
  • Cor Kraaikamp
Part of the Mathematics and Its Applications book series (MAIA, volume 547)


In this chapter the (regular) continued fraction expansion is introduced and notation fixed. Some basic properties to be used in subsequent chapters are also derived.


Basic Property Infinite Sequence Continue Fraction Expansion Fundamental Interval Strict Stationarity 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marius Iosifescu
    • 1
  • Cor Kraaikamp
    • 2
  1. 1.Centre for Math. Statistics “Gheorghe Mihoc”Romanian AcademyBucharestRomania
  2. 2.Delft University of Technology, ITS (CROSS)DelftThe Netherlands

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