Encoding Centered Polyominoes by Means of a Regular Language

  • Daniela Battaglino
  • Jean Marc Fedou
  • Andrea Frosini
  • Simone Rinaldi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6795)


In [3] the authors proposed a classification of convex polyominoes based on the number of changes of direction in the paths connecting any two cells of a polyomino. More precisely, a convex polyomino is k-convex if every pair of its cells can be connected by a monotone path with at most k changes of direction. In 1-convex (also called L-convex) polyominoes, any two cells can be connected by a path with at most one change of direction.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniela Battaglino
    • 1
  • Jean Marc Fedou
    • 2
  • Andrea Frosini
    • 3
  • Simone Rinaldi
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Matematica e InformaticaUniversità di SienaSienaItaly
  2. 2.Departement d’InformatiqueUNSNiceFrance
  3. 3.Dipartimento di Sistemi e InformaticaUniversità di FirenzeFirenzeItaly

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