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Factorization in the monoid of languages

  • J. L Lassez
  • H. J. Shyr
Contributed Papers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mathematics book series (LNM, volume 686)

Abstract

It is shown that the equation Y1Y2=Y3Y4 over Open image in new window U Q where P is the set of irreducible prefix codes and Q is the set of primitive words admits nor-trivial solutions only when Y1=Y3=Q.

Keywords

Trivial Solution Factor Theorem Empty Word Michigan Math Irreducible Element 
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© Springer-Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. L Lassez
    • 1
  • H. J. Shyr
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of MelbourneCanada
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of Western OntarioUSA

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