On the Hausdorff dimension of microsets
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We investigate how the Hausdorff dimensions of microsets are related to the dimensions of the original set. It is known that the maximal dimension of a microset is the Assouad dimension of the set. We prove that the lower dimension can analogously be obtained as the minimal dimension of a microset. In particular, the maximum and minimum exist. We also show that for an arbitrary Fσ set ∆ ⊆ [0, d] containing its infimum and supremum there is a compact set in [0,1]d for which the set of Hausdorff dimensions attained by its microsets is exactly equal to the set ∆. Our work is motivated by the general programme of determining what geometric information about a set can be determined at the level of tangents.
Fraser , J M , Howroyd , D C , Käenmäki , A & Yu , H 2019 , ' On the Hausdorff dimension of microsets ' , Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society , vol. 147 , no. 11 , pp. 4921-4936 . https://doi.org/10.1090/proc/14613
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DescriptionFunding: Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship (RF-2016-500) and an EPSRC Standard Grant (EP/R015104/1) (JMF); EPSRC Doctoral Training Grant (EP/N509759/1) (DCH).
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