superimposed code


Definition: A set of bit vectors such that no vector is a subset of a bitwise or of a small number of others.

Author: PEB

More information

Piotr Indyk, Deterministic Superimposed Coding with Applications to Pattern Matching, Proc. 38th FOCS, pages 127-136, IEEE, 1997.

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