A complete characterization of termination of 0p 1q→1r 0s

  • Hans Zantema
  • Alfons Geser
Regular Papers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 914)


We characterize termination of one-rule string rewriting systems of the form 0p 1q → 1r 0s for every choice of positive integers p, q, r, and s. For the simply terminating cases, we give the precise complexity of derivation lengths.


string rewriting term rewriting termination simple termination transformation ordering dummy elimination derivation length 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans Zantema
    • 1
  • Alfons Geser
    • 2
  1. 1.Universiteit UtrechtUtrechtThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Lehrstuhl für ProgrammiersystemeUniversität PassauPassauGermany

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