Journal d'Analyse Mathématique

, Volume 53, Issue 1, pp 139–186 | Cite as

Tilings, substitution systems and dynamical systems generated by them

  • Shahar Mozes


The object of this work is to study the properties of dynamical systems defined by tilings. A connection to symbolic dynamical systems defined by one- and two-dimensional substitution systems is shown. This is used in particular to show the existence of a tiling system such that its corresponding dynamical system is minimal and topological weakly mixing. We remark that for one-dimensional tilings the dynamical system always contains periodic points.


Finite Type Tiling System Derivation Tree Derivation Rule Substitution System 
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© The Weizmann Science Press of Israel 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shahar Mozes
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  1. 1.Institute of MathematicsThe Hebrew University of JerusalemJerusalemIsrael

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