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**A note on Hausdorff measures of quasi-self-similar sets.**
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Zbl 0629.28006

D. Sullivan has demonstrated that quasi-self-similarity provides a useful point of view for the study of expanding dynamical systems. In “Seminar on conformal and hyperbolic geometry” [Lect. Notes, Inst. Hautes Etudes Sci., Bures-sur-Yvette (1982)] he posed the question: Is the Hausdorff measure of a quasi-self-similar set positive and finite in its Hausdorff dimension? This paper answers both parts of this question. In § 1 the positivity is established for compact sets, and a lower bound is given for their Hausdorff measure. However, in § 2 the finiteness is disproved. In fact, a quasi-self-similar set is constructed for which the Hausdorff measure is actually \(\sigma\)-infinite.

### MSC:

28A75 | Length, area, volume, other geometric measure theory |

54H20 | Topological dynamics (MSC2010) |

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\textit{J. McLaughlin}, Proc. Am. Math. Soc. 100, 183--186 (1987; Zbl 0629.28006)

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