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Finite Completion of comma-free codes Part 2

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  15 June 2004

Nguyen Huong Lam*
Hanoi Institute of Mathematics, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet Road, 10 307 Hanoi, Vietnam;
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This paper is a sequel to an earlier paper of the present author, in which it was proved that every finite comma-free code is embedded into a so-called (finite) canonical comma-free code. In this paper, it is proved that every (finite) canonical comma-free code is embedded into a finite maximal comma-free code, which thus achieves the conclusion that every finite comma-free code has finite completions.

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