Some Decision Results on Nonrepetitive Words

  • Antonio Restivo
  • Sergio Salemi
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 12)


The paper addresses some generalizations of the Thue Problem such as: given a word u, does there exist an infinite nonrepetitive overlap free (or square free) word having u as a prefix? A solution to this as well as to related problems is given for the case of overlap free words on a binary alphabet.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Restivo
    • 1
  • Sergio Salemi
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Matematicadell’Universitá di PalermoPalermoItaly

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