Álvarez, N.; Becher, V."M. Levin's construction of absolutely normal numbers with very low discrepancy" (2017) Mathematics of Computation. 86(308):2927-2946
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Among the currently known constructions of absolutely normal numbers, the one given by Mordechay Levin in 1979 achieves the lowest discrepancy bound. In this work we analyze this construction in terms of computability and computational complexity. We show that, under basic assumptions, it yields a computable real number. The construction does not give the digits of the fractional expansion explicitly, but it gives a sequence of increasing approximations whose limit is the announced absolutely normal number. The n-th approximation has an error less than 2 -2n. To obtain the n-th approximation the construction requires, in the worst case, a number of mathematical operations that is doubly exponential in n. We consider variants on the construction that reduce the computational complexity at the expense of an increment in discrepancy. © 2017 American Mathematical Society.


Documento: Artículo
Título:M. Levin's construction of absolutely normal numbers with very low discrepancy
Autor:Álvarez, N.; Becher, V.
Filiación:Departamento de Ciencias e Ingeniería de la Computación, ICIC, Universidad Nacional del Sur-CONICET, Bahía Blanca, Argentina
Departamento de Computación, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires and CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Palabras clave:Algorithms; Discrepancy; Normal numbers
Página de inicio:2927
Página de fin:2946
Título revista:Mathematics of Computation
Título revista abreviado:Math. Comput.


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