‘Deciding conjugacy in sylvester monoids and other homogeneous monoids’
[with A. Malheiro]
International Journal of Algebra and Computation, 25, no. 5 (August 2015).
DOI: 10.1142/S0218196715500241. MR: 3384086. ZBL: 06481131.

Abstract

We give a combinatorial characterization of conjugacy in the sylvester monoid (the monoid of binary search trees), showing that conjugacy is decidable for this monoid. We then prove that conjugacy is undecidable in general for homogeneous monoids and even for multihomogeneous monoids.