Minkowski-Bower Constant


There are four fixed points (mod 1) of Minkowski's question mark function ?(x), namely x=0, 1/2, f and 1-f, where f<1/2 is a constant known as the Minkowski-Bower constant (Bower 1999, Finch 2003, pp. 441-443). The value of f is given by


(OEIS A048819).

See also

Fixed Point, Minkowski's Question Mark Function

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Bower, C. "Fixed Points of Minkowski's ?(x) Function." Unpublished note, 1999.Finch, S. R. "Minkowski-Bower Constant." §6.9 in Mathematical Constants. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, pp. 441-443, 2003.Sloane, N. J. A. Sequence A048819 in "The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences."

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