Journal of Applied Mathematics and Stochastic Analysis
Volume 13 (2000), Issue 1, Pages 33-40

Smoothness of invariant density for expanding transformations in higher dimensions

Kourosh Adl-Zarabi1,2 and Harald Proppe2

1Dawson College, Department of Mathematics, 3040 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal H3Z 1A4, Canada
2Concordia University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, 7141 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal H4B 1R6, Canada

Received 1 August 1998; Revised 1 September 1999

Copyright © 2000 Kourosh Adl-Zarabi and Harald Proppe. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Let Ω be a bounded region in n and let 𝒫={Pi}i=1m be a partition of Ω into a finite number of closed subsets having piecewise C2 boundaries of finite (n1)-dimensional measure. Let τ:ΩΩ be an expanding transformation on 𝒫 where, τi:τ|Pi, and τiCM, m2. We show that the τ-invariant density hCM2.