Binary Pictures with Excluded Patterns

  • Daniela Battaglino
  • Andrea Frosini
  • Veronica Guerrini
  • Simone Rinaldi
  • Samanta Socci
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8668)


The notion of a pattern within a binary picture (polyomino) has been introduced and studied in [3], and resembles the notion of pattern containment within permutations. The main goal of this paper is to extend the studies of [3] by adopting a more geometrical approach: we use the notion of pattern avoidance in order to recognize or describe families of polyominoes defined by means of geometrical constraints or combinatorial properties. Moreover, we extend the notion of pattern in a polyomino, by introducing generalized polyomino patterns, so that to be able to describe more families of polyominoes known in the literature.


Combinatorial Property Black Pixel Convexity Constraint Matrix Pattern Rectangular Hole 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniela Battaglino
    • 1
  • Andrea Frosini
    • 2
  • Veronica Guerrini
    • 1
  • Simone Rinaldi
    • 1
  • Samanta Socci
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Matematica e InformaticaUniversità di SienaSienaItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Sistemi e InformaticaUniversità di FirenzeFirenzeItaly

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