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Multifractal structure of Bernoulli convolutions


Let νpλ be the distribution of the random series , where in is a sequence of i.i.d. random variables taking the values 0, 1 with probabilities p, 1 − p. These measures are the well-known (biased) Bernoulli convolutions.

In this paper we study the multifractal spectrum of νpλ for typical λ. Namely, we investigate the size of the sets Our main results highlight the fact that for almost all, and in some cases all, λ in an appropriate range, Δλ, p(α) is nonempty and, moreover, has positive Hausdorff dimension, for many values of α. This happens even in parameter regions for which νpλ is typically absolutely continuous.

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