Pseudo-power Avoidance

  • Ehsan Chiniforooshan
  • Lila Kari
  • Zhi Xu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6224)


Since Thue’s work [10] in the early 1900’s, repetition avoidance has been intensely studied [9,8,7,4]. From the point of view of DNA computing [5], we study another type of repetition, called a pseudo-power, inspired by the property of the Watson- Crick complementarity in molecular biology.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ehsan Chiniforooshan
    • 1
  • Lila Kari
    • 1
  • Zhi Xu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of Western OntarioLondonCanada

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