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Wednesday, August 19, 2015 — 1:30 PM EDT

Anthony McCormick, Pure Math Department, University of Waterloo

“Iterated Function Systems with Overlap”

In general, computing the Hausdorff dimension of a compact subset of Rn is very difficult. We will discuss the much more computationally feasible case in which our compact set arises from an iterated function system. Specifically, I will demonstrate a link between the weak sep- aration condition and roots of polynomials with coefficients in {0, 1, 1}. Then I will provide an outline of a systematic construction by Deng, Harding and Hu in which they transform iterated function systems with overlap into infinite iterated function systems satisfying the open set condition.

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