A note on bifix-free sequences

Peter Tolstrup Nielsen

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A bifix of anL-aryn-tuple is a sequence which is both a prefix and a suffix of thatn-tuple. The practical importance of bifix-free patterns is emphasized, and we devise a systematic way of generating all such sequences and determine their number.
Original languageEnglish
JournalI E E E Transactions on Information Theory
Issue number5
Pages (from-to)704-706
Publication statusPublished - 1973

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