Issue No.01 - January (1968 vol.17)
W. F Cutlip , Dept. of Mathematics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich.
Perles, Rabin and Shamir conceived prefix automata as realizations of k-definite deterministic automata. The structure theory of deterministic automata as developed by Zeiger reveals that a prefix automaton may be decomposed into a cascade of reset machines.
W. F Cutlip, "On the Cascade Decomposition of Prefix Automata", IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol.17, no. 1, pp. 94-95, January 1968, doi:10.1109/TC.1968.5008880