The Goulden-Jackson Cluster Method for Cyclic Words

Anne E. Edlin, Doron Zeilberger

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The powerful Goulden-Jackson Cluster Method, which generates generating functions enumerating words that avoid, as factors, a prescribed finite set of "mistakes," is adapted to handle cyclic words (with marked beginnings).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)228-232
Number of pages5
JournalAdvances in Applied Mathematics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 2000
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Applied Mathematics


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