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The shuffle algebra over the rationals is isomorphic to the polynomial algebra in the Lyndon words

On this wikipedia page is stated that over the rational numbers, the shuffle algebra (over a set $X$) is isomorphic to the polynomial algebra in the Lyndon words (on $X$). I was wondering if you can ...
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How can we interpret Groebner basis in a special case?

Let consider a free Lie algebra generated by $X$ with a set of relations $S$ such that the degree of leading monomial of relations in $S$ are greater than or equal to $2$. Let assume that we compute ...
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Lyndon basis of free Lie algebras

Let $A = \{a,b,c,d\}$ be a set of totally ordered alphabets, a Lyndon word over $A$ is a word $w$ in $A^*$ such that if $w=uv$ is a factorization of $w$ into non-empty subwords, then $u<v$ in ...
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Cliques in overlap graphs for words

Let $\Sigma$ be a finite alphabet, and consider the free monoid $\Sigma^*$. Given $w, w' \in \Sigma^*$ we say that $w$ overlaps $w'$ if there exist non-empty words $u, v, u'$ such that $w = uv$ and $w'...
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Lyndon words and Hall basis

I am looking for an algorithm to produce Hall basis from Lyndon words. First I will recall the definition of the Hall set following Serre's presentation. Let $X$ be a finite set and let $M(X)$ be ...
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"Nyldon words": understanding a class of words factorizing the free monoid increasingly

BACKGROUND. Let me first introduce some classical definitions, which appear, e.g., in §5 of Lothaire's Combinatorics on Words, in §5.1 of Reutenauer's Free Lie algebras, and in §6.1 of Victor Reiner'...
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Bracket of lyndon words?

Here is a simple question regarding the standard Lyndon basis for the free Lie Algebra. Suppose I take two lyndon words $m$ and $n$ and their standard bracketings $B(m)$ and $B(n)$ as elements in the ...