Singularity of the distribution of a random variable represented by an -continued fraction with independent elements

Authors:
M. V. Prats’ovytyĭ and D. V. Kyurchev

Translated by:
N. Semenov

Original publication:
Teoriya Imovirnostei ta Matematichna Statistika, tom **81** (2010).

Journal:
Theor. Probability and Math. Statist. **81** (2010), 159-175

MSC (2010):
Primary 11K55; Secondary 11K50, 60E05, 26A30, 28A80

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0094-9000-2011-00817-4

Published electronically:
January 20, 2011

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Abstract: We study the properties of the distribution of the random variable

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**M. V. Prats’ovytyĭ**

Affiliation:
Department of Higher Mathematics, Institute for Physics and Mathematics, National Dragomanov Pedagogical University, Pirogova Street 9, Kyiv 01030, Ukraine

Email:
prats4@yandex.ru

**D. V. Kyurchev**

Affiliation:
Department of Fractal Analysis, Institute for Physics and Mathematics, National Dragomanov Pedagogical University, Pirogova Street 9, Kyiv 01030, Ukraine

Email:
d_kyurchev@ukr.net

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0094-9000-2011-00817-4

Keywords:
Random continued fraction,
$A_{2}$-continued fraction,
Cantor type singular distribution,
Salem type singular distribution

Received by editor(s):
July 14, 2009

Published electronically:
January 20, 2011

Additional Notes:
The first author is supported by DFG 436 UKR Projects #113/80 and #113/97

The second author is supported by DFG 436 UKR Project #113/80

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American Mathematical Society