Science in China Series A: Mathematics

, Volume 52, Issue 7, pp 1478–1496 | Cite as

Uniform dimension results for Gaussian random fields

  • DongSheng WuEmail author
  • YiMin Xiao


Let X = {X(t), t ∈ ℝ N } be a Gaussian random field with values in ℝ d defined by
$$ X(t) = (X_1 (t),...,X_d (t)),\forall t \in \mathbb{R}^N . $$
. The properties of space and time anisotropy of X and their connections to uniform Hausdorff dimension results are discussed. It is shown that in general the uniform Hausdorff dimension result does not hold for the image sets of a space-anisotropic Gaussian random field X.

When X is an (N, d)-Gaussian random field as in (1), where X 1,...,X d are independent copies of a real valued, centered Gaussian random field X 0 which is anisotropic in the time variable. We establish uniform Hausdorff dimension results for the image sets of X. These results extend the corresponding results on one-dimensional Brownian motion, fractional Brownian motion and the Brownian sheet.


anisotropic Gaussian random fields sectorial local nondeterminism image Hausdorff dimension 


60G15 60G17 60G60 42B10 43A46 28A80 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematical SciencesUniversity of Alabama in HuntsvilleHuntsvilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of Statistics and ProbabilityMichigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA
  3. 3.College of Mathematics and Computer ScienceAnhui Normal UniversityWuhuChina

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