Séminaire Lotharingien de Combinatoire, B43f (2000), 4 pp.

Giuseppe Pirillo

A New Characteristic Property of the Palindrome Prefixes of a Standard Sturmian Word

Abstract. We prove that a word w is a palindrome prefix of some standard Sturmian word if and only if wab and wba are conjugate.

Received: November 29, 1999; Accepted: December 15, 1999.

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