Ground Tree Rewriting Graphs of Bounded Tree Width

  • Christof Löding
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2285)


We analyze structural properties of ground tree rewriting graphs, generated by rewriting systems that perform replacements at the front of finite, ranked trees. The main result is that the class of ground tree rewriting graphs of bounded tree width exactly corresponds to the class of pushdown graphs. Furthermore we show that ground tree rewriting graphs of bounded clique width also have bounded tree width.


Normal Form Graph Isomorphism Rational Graph Reachability Problem Ground Tree 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christof Löding
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  1. 1.RWTH AachenAachen

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