Intrinsic Geometry of Surfaces by A D Aleksandrov, V A Zalgaller, J M Danskin

By A D Aleksandrov, V A Zalgaller, J M Danskin

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An iterated function system (IFS) in X is a quadruplet I (X,:F, V, h,), where: = • X is the underlying metric space, • :F is a set of contractions in X, • V is an alphabet of contraction labels, • h : V -+ :F is a labeling function, taking the letters of alphabet V to the contractions from :F. The labeling function h is extended to words and languages over V using the equations: h(at) 0 h(a2) h(ala2 ... an ) U h(w), h(L) 0 ••• 0 h(a n ), wEL where 0 denotes function composition, The attract or of an IFS I is the smallest nonempty set A eX, closed with respect to all transformations of :F.

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