Matching Lexicographic and Conjugation Orders on the Conjugation Class of a Special Sturmian Morphism

  • David ClampittEmail author
  • Thomas Noll
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10432)


The conjugation class of a special Sturmian morphism carries a natural linear order by virtue of the two elementary conjugations \(conj_a\) and \(conj_b\) with the single letters a and b, with the standard morphism of the class as the smallest element in this order. We show that a lexicographic order on the morphisms of the given conjugation class can be defined that matches the conjugation order.


Sturmian morphisms Sturmian involution Christoffel words Standard words and their conjugates 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  2. 2.Escola Superior de Música de CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain

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