Electrical Engineering
      and Computer Sciences

Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

UC Berkeley

Iteration Theorems for Deterministic Families of Languages

Michael A. Harrison

EECS Department
University of California, Berkeley
Technical Report No. UCB/CSD-86-271
December 1985

http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/Pubs/TechRpts/1986/CSD-86-271.pdf

In this paper, we consider the problem of finding iteration theorems for various subfamilies of deterministic languages. Because deterministic languages are constrained in their generation, it is not possible to merely "pump substrings" as in the general context free case. We lay out, in detail, a collection of techniques for proving theorems of this type for deterministic context free languages.


BibTeX citation:

@techreport{Harrison:CSD-86-271,
    Author = {Harrison, Michael A.},
    Title = {Iteration Theorems for Deterministic Families of Languages},
    Institution = {EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley},
    Year = {1985},
    Month = {Dec},
    URL = {http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/Pubs/TechRpts/1985/6085.html},
    Number = {UCB/CSD-86-271},
    Abstract = {In this paper, we consider the problem of finding iteration theorems for various subfamilies of deterministic languages. Because deterministic languages are constrained in their generation, it is not possible to merely "pump substrings" as in the general context free case. We lay out, in detail, a collection of techniques for proving theorems of this type for deterministic context free languages.}
}

EndNote citation:

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