Questions tagged [hausdorff-dimension]

Questions about dimensions of possibly highly irregular or "rough" sets, Hausdorff–Besicovitch dimension and related concepts such as box-counting or Minkowski–Bouligand dimension.

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Hausdorff dimension and critical exponent of words

What is the Hausdorff dimension of the subset $S_c \subset [0,1]$ of points such that the critical exponent of their binary expansion is $c$? It's clear that $\dim_H S_{\infty}=1$, but what can be ...
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Maximal Hausdorff dimension of the set on which derivatives do not agree

Let $f, g: [0, 1] \to \mathbb R$ be functions that are differentiable a.e. with $f’ = g’$ almost everywhere. What is the maximal Hausdorff dimension $d$ (and corresponding Hausdorff $d$-measure) of ...
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Hausdorff dimension of Julia set

Can anyone show me the proof "Hausdorff dimension of Julia set is strictly positive"? For purpose to prove this we might have to prove the green function of basin of attraction to infinity ...
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Investigating a 1/2 -dimensional sphere and defining a fractional Euclidean space

A small note I'm a new member on MO and I'm not sure if this question fits in here. If not, please don't be too hard on me. I am transferring a question I asked on MSE in here, because the user who ...
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Hausdorff dimension and surface measure

Could someone please indicate me some reference that contains the proof of the following theorem? Below $\mathcal{H}^n$ denotes the $n$-dimensional Hausdorff outer measure in $\mathbb{R}^n$. Theorem: ...
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On the Hausdorff dimension of a Cantor set

In what follows I refer to this paper by Orevkov. I am writing a paper on this, so if somebody is interested we could consider to write a joint paper. Consider a sequence $R=\{R_n\}_n$ of strictly ...
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The Hausdorff dimension of $F^+_{m,n}$ singular points

Let $G:=SL(m+n,\mathbb R)$ and $\Gamma :=SL(m+n,\mathbb Z)$ and $X:=G/\Gamma$. (1) Let $M$ denote the set of all $m \times n$ matrices with real entries. A matrix $A \in M$ is called $\textit{singular}...
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Is Kakeya conjecture open with some additional regularity condition on Kakeya map?

in the paper, ON KAKEYA MAPS WITH REGULARITY ASSUMPTIONS, the author of the paper consider the Kakeya conjecture with some regularity on Kakeya map, Kekeya conjecture[Hausdorff dimension version] If ...
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Closed set with full box dimension and non-full Hausdorff dimension

Tried posting this on math.SE first but didn't get any responses. Is there an example of a closed set $E \subseteq [0,1]$ such that $\dim_B(E) = 1$ and $\dim_H(E) < 1$? Here $\dim_B$ is box (...
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Hausdorff dimension of cookie-cutter sets using topological pressure

I'm reading the proof of Theorem 5.3 from "Techniques in Fractal Geometry" by Kenneth Falconer - the theorem wich gives the Hausdorff dimension of a cookie-cutter set using topological ...
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Natural way to thicken Brownian motion to 2D?

If we have a smooth plane curve (Hausdorff dimension 1), we can thicken it by a small amount to get a 2D set (all points within distance $\epsilon$ to the curve). What if we start with the graph of a ...
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Bounds on convergence of two orbits in the limit set of a Schottky group

Suppose we have two points in the limit set of a Schottky group, $x,y\in \Lambda(\Gamma)$. Consider the orbits of those points under a primitive subset $\Gamma'$ of $\Gamma,$ that is, one that does ...
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For $\mathcal{L}^1$-a.e. $t\in R$, Hausdorff dimension of level sets of a locally Lipschitz function $f:R^n\to R$ is $n-1$?

Let $f:R^n\to R$ be a locally Lipchitz function. Denote $H^n$ the n-dimensional Hausdorff measure. We know that for any $H^n$-measurable subset $A\subset R^n$, for $\mathcal{L}^1$-a.e. $t\in R$, $A\...
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(1, 2) stability and Hausdorff dimension

Recall that a set $E \subset \mathbb{R}^n$ is called (1,2) stable if it satisfies the following: $$ W_0^{1,2}(E) = W_0^{1,2}(E^0), $$ where $E^0$ is the interior of $E$ and $W_0^{1,2}(E)$ is defined ...
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A set whose Hausdorff dimension gradually changes?

Can there be a set whose Hausdorff dimension gradually changes? For instance, a set of real numbers contained in an interval, whose Hausdorff dimension is 0 at the beginning and 1 closer to the end, ...
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Hausdorff dimension between $(1,2)$

Is there a number $c \in (1,2)$ for which there exist some interesting geometric property/properties which hold for every set of Hausdorff dimension in $(1,c)$ and does not hold for any set of ...
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How do sets with unit fractional Hausdorff measure of dimension $>1$ look like?

Triggered by the recent question How can we not know the measure of the Sierpiński triangle? I would like to ask: Let $s>1$ and $s$ not be an integer. How to construct a set $A$ with $\mathfrak{H}^...
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Subspaces of metric spaces having prescribed dimension

Let $(X,d)$ be a metric space having Hausdorff dimension $\alpha>0$ and let $0<\beta<\alpha$. Is there a metric subspace of $X$ having Hausdorff dimension $\beta$?
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Examples of essentially sub-linear functions

A dimension function is an increasing, continuous function $% f:\mathbb R_{+}\rightarrow \mathbb R_{+}$ such that $f(r)\to 0$ as $r\to 0$. Say that a dimension function $f$ is essentially sub-linear ...
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Does fractallity depend on the Riemannian metric?

Edit: According to comment of Andre Henriques we revise the question: In this question a fractal is a metric space whose topological and Hausdorff dimensions are different. So we would like that ...
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Hausdorff dimension and von Neumann dimension

There are two subjects in which non-integral dimensions appear: fractal geometry: consider the well-known Hausdorff dimension of fractals. von Neumann algebra: consider a type ${\rm II_1}$ ...
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Universal structure of fractal spaces

In the same way that we can say manifolds are made of pieces that look like $\mathbb{R}^n$, is there any way to say that spaces with the same hausdorff dimension are made up of pieces that look the ...
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Hausdorff dimension and $W^{1,1}$ functions

What can be said about the Hausdorff dimension of the image of a set by a $W^{1,1}$ map? In other words, what is the relationship between $\mathrm{dim}_H f(A)$ and $\mathrm{dim}_H A$, where $f \in ...
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Hausdorff dimension of the boundary of fibres of Lipschitz maps

Let $f: \mathbb{R}^m\rightarrow \mathbb{R}^{m-k}$ be a Lipschitz map. Can we get a uniform estimate on the Hausdorff dimension of the boundaries of fibres of $f$? I.e. do we have an upper bound for ...
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Existence of subset with given Hausdorff dimension

Let $A\subseteq \mathbb{R}$ be Lebesgue-measurable and let $0<\alpha<1$ be its Hausdorff dimension. For a given $0<\beta <\alpha$ can we find a subset $B\subset A$ with Hausdorff ...
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Failure of Falconer distance problem in one dimension

I am told that the Falconer distance conjecture fails trivially in one dimension, but I really cannot find any reference for that. Precisely, I am asking the following question: For a compact set $E\...
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Coarea inequality, Eilenberg inequality

The general statement of the coarea inequality known also as the Eilenberg inequality is: Theorem. If $f:X\to Y$ is a Lipschitz map between metric spaces and $A\subset X$, $0\leq m\leq n$, then $$ \...
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Are Hausdorff measures on the real line Haar measures for some locally compact topology?

For $0\leq d\leq 1$, let $\lambda_d$ be the $d$-dimensional Hausdorff measure on $\mathbb{R}$. Note that it is translation-invariant. Does there exist a locally compact topology $\mathscr{T}_d$ on $\...
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Set with modified lower box counting dimension strictly less than Hausdorff dimension

Please, can someone give (as simple as possible) example of the set for which modified lower box counting dimension is strictly smaller than Hausdorff dimension?
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The Hausdorff dimensions of variations of Jarnik sets

For $\alpha, \beta>3,$ define $$\{(x,y)\in[0,1]\times [0,1]: \|qx\|\le q^{1-\alpha}, \|qy\|\le q^{1-\beta} \quad \text{for infinitely many $ q\in \mathbb{N}$}\}.$$ This set can be regarded as a two ...
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about the Hausdorff dimension of Removable singularities of PDE

There are some interesting phenomenons about removable singularities (or extension problems). In the theory of functions of several complex variables, we know the classical Hartogs theorem: Let f ...
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Intersections of Sierpinski carpets with lines

Let $S$ be the Sierpinski carpet contained in the square $[0,1]^2$. For Lebesgue almost every $a\in [0,1]^2$ and every $\theta\in\mathbb Q$ the intersection of the line $L_{a,\theta}$ with equation $y-...
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Examples of probability measures with `fake' decay

To be concise, I am wondering whether there are natural examples of probability measures $\mu$ compactly supported on the real line which satisfy $\mu(I) \lesssim l_n^\alpha$ for all intervals $I$ ...
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A quantity that distinguishes finer than Hausdorff dimension

Consider sets $A\subseteq \mathbb{R}$ with Lebesgue measure zero and Hausdorff dimension one. For instance the set of real numbers with bounded entries in their continued fraction expansion have ...
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Hausdorff dimension of the graph of an increasing function

Let $f$ be a continuous, strictly increasing function from $[0,1]$ to itself with $f(0)=0, f(1)=1$. Let $\Gamma_f$ denote its graph. What can be said about the Hausdorff dimension of $\Gamma_f$? In ...
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density of fractal measures

Let $s\in (0, 1)$ be a real number. Let $E\subset [0, 1]$ be a Borel set whose Hausdorff dimension is given by $s$. Assume that $\mathcal{H}^s(E)=+\infty$, that is, the $s$-dimensional Hausdorff ...
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Measures maximizing entropy in a set of measures with fixed average for some observable

Let $\Omega$ be the set of all infinite binary sequences $(x_i)_{i\ge 0}$ endowed with the product topology coming from discrete topology on $\{0,1\}$. Consider $0<\alpha<1$ and let $$K_\alpha=\{...
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Closed set containing infinite arithmetic progressions of ANY gap

Let $A\subseteq [0,\infty)$ be a set containing infinite arithmetic progressions of ANY gap, that is, for any $d>0$, there is $t>0$ such that $t+kd\in A$ for all $k\in \mathbb N$. Molter and ...
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Compact sets of Hausdorff dimension zero

I have a question about Hausdorff dimension. Suppose S is a compact subset of $\mathbb{R}^n$ whose Hausdorff dimension is zero. Does it follow that S can be covered by a finite DISJOINT union of ...
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Hausdorff dimension of $X\times X$

I am thinking of the following question: Let $X\subseteq \mathbb R$. Is it true that $$ \mathrm{dim_H}(X\times X)=2\mathrm{dim_H}(X)? $$ My thoughts: We know that $\mathrm{dim_H}(X)+\mathrm{dim_H}(...
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Is there a characterization of the Hausdorff measures?

It is known that there is a unique measure on the Borel $\sigma$-algebra of $\mathbb{R}^n$ such that the measure of the rectangle $\prod_i [a_i,b_i[$ is $\prod_i (b_i-a_i)$. This is the Lebesgue ...
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volume entropy and Hausdoff dimension

In relation to this question: Relation between volume entropy and Hausdorff dim of limit set? Given a metric space $Z$ and a hyperbolic approximation $X := hyp_{r_0}(Z)$ (as defined for example here)....
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Dimension of quotient of compact totally disconnected group action

Assume that $X$ is a compact metric space and $G$ is compact totally disconnected group. And $X$ has isometric free $G$-action i.e. $gx=x\Rightarrow g=e$. Then the following holds $${\rm dim}\ ...
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Fractals of dimension zero

Are there any famous examples of fractals, or other closed sets, of cardinality continuum but Hausdorff dimension 0? I can think of something ad hoc like a Cantor middle $\frac13$ set where the ...
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Hausdorff dimension of boundaries of open sets diffeomorphic to $\mathbb{R}^n$

Let $B$ be a bounded open subset of $\mathbb{R}^n$ which is diffeomorphic to $\mathbb{R}^n$. (I am not sure how important the diffeomorphism is but this is the case I am interested in.) Let $C$ be its ...
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Construction of null sets with prescribed Hausdorff dimension and generalizations

Given $h:\mathbb{R}_0^+ \to \mathbb{R}_0^+$ increasing and right continuous, the outer measure $\mathcal{H}^h$ in $\mathbb{R}^d$ that assigns to every $E\subset\mathbb{R}^d$ the measure $$\mathcal{H}^...
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Is there a concept of uniform Hausdorff dimension?

Let $M$ be a metric space and let $U \subset M$ be open. Then the Hausdorff dimension of $U$ is defined in the usual way. If there is a single dimension number $d$ that is the Hausdorff dimension of ...
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Haar measure on the Grassmannian space

The grassmannian space $G(n,m)$ may be identified with the quotient space $O(n)/(O(m)\times O(n-m)$. As such, it is endowed with a natural invariant probability measure which I call "Haar measure on $...
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Controlling the size of the balls in Hausdorff dimension/measure

Let $X$ be a compact metric space, and let $$ \nu_s(X):=\sup\limits_{\varepsilon>0} \inf\limits_{\mathcal{E}} \sum\limits_{E \in \mathcal E} \mathrm{diam}(E)^s $$ be the $s$-dimensional Hausdorff ...
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Hausdorff Dimension of Exceptional Set for Carleson's Theorem

In Mattila's book Fourier Analysis and Hausdorff Dimension, Mattila presents a result of Barcelo, Bennett, Carbery, and Rogers about convergence of solutions of the Schrodinger equation to the initial ...