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Typical continuous functions are virtually nonmonotone

Authors: P. Humke and M. Laczkovich
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 94 (1985), 244-248
MSC: Primary 26A15; Secondary 26A48
MathSciNet review: 784172
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Abstract: For every porosity premeasure $ \phi $, a typical continuous function meets every monotone function in a bilaterally strongly $ \phi $-porous set. The statement does not remain valid if we replace the class of monotone functions by the class of absolutely continuous functions.

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Keywords: Typical continuous functions, intersections with monotone functions, porous sets
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