Diverse palindromic factorization is NP-complete

Hideo Bannai, Travis Gagie, Shunsuke Inenaga, Juha Kärkkäinen, Dominik Kempa, Marcin Piątkowski, Simon J. Puglisi, Shiho Sugimoto

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We prove that it is NP-complete to decide whether a given string can be factored into palindromes that are each unique in the factorization.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDevelopments in Language Theory - 19th International Conference, DLT 2015, Proceedings
EditorsIgor Potapov
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)9783319214993
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Event19th International Conference on Developments in Language Theory, DLT 2015 - Liverpool, United Kingdom
Duration: Jul 27 2015Jul 30 2015

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


Other19th International Conference on Developments in Language Theory, DLT 2015
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)


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