Introduction to Automata Theory Languages and Computation

Author: John E. Hopcroft
Publisher:
ISBN: 1292039051
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Computational complexity

This classic book on formal languages, automata theory, and computational complexity has been updated to present theoretical concepts in a concise and straightforward manner with the increase of hands-on, practical applications. This new edition comes with Gradiance, an online assessment tool developed for computer science. Please note, Gradiance is no longer available with this book, as we no longer support this product.

Introduction to the Theory of Computation

Author: Michael Sipser
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285401065
Release Date: 2012-06-27
Genre: Computers

Now you can clearly present even the most complex computational theory topics to your students with Sipser's distinct, market-leading INTRODUCTION TO THE THEORY OF COMPUTATION, 3E. The number one choice for today's computational theory course, this highly anticipated revision retains the unmatched clarity and thorough coverage that make it a leading text for upper-level undergraduate and introductory graduate students. This edition continues author Michael Sipser's well-known, approachable style with timely revisions, additional exercises, and more memorable examples in key areas. A new first-of-its-kind theoretical treatment of deterministic context-free languages is ideal for a better understanding of parsing and LR(k) grammars. This edition's refined presentation ensures a trusted accuracy and clarity that make the challenging study of computational theory accessible and intuitive to students while maintaining the subject's rigor and formalism. Readers gain a solid understanding of the fundamental mathematical properties of computer hardware, software, and applications with a blend of practical and philosophical coverage and mathematical treatments, including advanced theorems and proofs. INTRODUCTION TO THE THEORY OF COMPUTATION, 3E's comprehensive coverage makes this an ideal ongoing reference tool for those studying theoretical computing. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introduction to Languages and the Theory of Computation

Author: John C. Martin
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
ISBN: 0072322004
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Computers

Introduction to Languages and the Theory of Computation is an introduction to the theory of computation that emphasizes formal languages, automata and abstract models of computation, and computability; it also includes an introduction to computational complexity and NP-completeness. Through the study of these topics, students encounter profound computational questions and are introduced to topics that will have an ongoing impact in computer science. Once students have seen some of the many diverse technologies contributing to computer science, they can also begin to appreciate the field as a coherent discipline. A distinctive feature of this text is its gentle and gradual introduction of the necessary mathematical tools in the context in which they are used. Martin takes advantage of the clarity and precision of mathematical language but also provides discussion and examples that make the language intelligible to those just learning to read and speak it. The material is designed to be accessible to students who do not have a strong background in discrete mathematics, but it is also appropriate for students who have had some exposure to discrete math but whose skills in this area need to be consolidated and sharpened.

Theory of Computer Science

Author: K. L. P. Mishra
Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN: 9788120329683
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Computers

This Third Edition, in response to the enthusiastic reception given by academia and students to the previous edition, offers a cohesive presentation of all aspects of theoretical computer science, namely automata, formal languages, computability, and complexity. Besides, it includes coverage of mathematical preliminaries. NEW TO THIS EDITION • Expanded sections on pigeonhole principle and the principle of induction (both in Chapter 2) • A rigorous proof of Kleene’s theorem (Chapter 5) • Major changes in the chapter on Turing machines (TMs) – A new section on high-level description of TMs – Techniques for the construction of TMs – Multitape TM and nondeterministic TM • A new chapter (Chapter 10) on decidability and recursively enumerable languages • A new chapter (Chapter 12) on complexity theory and NP-complete problems • A section on quantum computation in Chapter 12. • KEY FEATURES • Objective-type questions in each chapter—with answers provided at the end of the book. • Eighty-three additional solved examples—added as Supplementary Examples in each chapter. • Detailed solutions at the end of the book to chapter-end exercises. The book is designed to meet the needs of the undergraduate and postgraduate students of computer science and engineering as well as those of the students offering courses in computer applications.

Randomized Algorithms

Author: Rajeev Motwani
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139643139
Release Date: 1995-08-25
Genre: Computers

For many applications a randomized algorithm is either the simplest algorithm available, or the fastest, or both. This tutorial presents the basic concepts in the design and analysis of randomized algorithms. The first part of the book presents tools from probability theory and probabilistic analysis that are recurrent in algorithmic applications. Algorithmic examples are given to illustrate the use of each tool in a concrete setting. In the second part of the book, each of the seven chapters focuses on one important area of application of randomized algorithms: data structures; geometric algorithms; graph algorithms; number theory; enumeration; parallel algorithms; and on-line algorithms. A comprehensive and representative selection of the algorithms in these areas is also given. This book should prove invaluable as a reference for researchers and professional programmers, as well as for students.

Introduction to Automata Theory Languages and Computation Pearson New International Edition

Author: John E. Hopcroft
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292056166
Release Date: 2013-10-03
Genre: Mathematics

This classic book on formal languages, automata theory, and computational complexity has been updated to present theoretical concepts in a concise and straightforward manner with the increase of hands-on, practical applications. This new edition comes with Gradiance, an online assessment tool developed for computer science. Please note, Gradiance is no longer available with this book, as we no longer support this product.

Automata and Computability

Author: Dexter C. Kozen
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783642857065
Release Date: 2013-11-11
Genre: Computers

These are my lecture notes from CS381/481: Automata and Computability Theory, a one-semester senior-level course I have taught at Cornell Uni versity for many years. I took this course myself in thc fall of 1974 as a first-year Ph.D. student at Cornell from Juris Hartmanis and have been in love with the subject ever sin,:e. The course is required for computer science majors at Cornell. It exists in two forms: CS481, an honors version; and CS381, a somewhat gentler paced version. The syllabus is roughly the same, but CS481 go es deeper into thc subject, covers more material, and is taught at a more abstract level. Students are encouraged to start off in one or the other, then switch within the first few weeks if they find the other version more suitaLle to their level of mathematical skill. The purpose of t.hc course is twofold: to introduce computer science students to the rieh heritage of models and abstractions that have arisen over the years; and to dew!c'p the capacity to form abstractions of their own and reason in terms of them.

Introduction to Automata Theory Formal Languages and Computation

Author: Shyamalendu Kandar
Publisher: Pearson Education India
ISBN: 9789332516328
Release Date:
Genre:

Formal languages and automata theory is the study of abstract machines and how these can be used for solving problems. The book has a simple and exhaustive approach to topics like automata theory, formal languages and theory of computation. These descriptions are followed by numerous relevant examples related to the topic. A brief introductory chapter on compilers explaining its relation to theory of computation is also given.

Introduction to Computer Theory

Author: D. I. A. Cohen
Publisher:
ISBN: OCLC:714583828
Release Date: 2003
Genre:

Automata theory. Background. Languages. Recursive definitions. Regular expressions. Finite automata. Transition graphs. Kleene's theorem. Nondeterminism. Finite automata with output. Regular languages. Nonregular languages. Decidability. Pushdown automata Theory. Context-free grammars. Trees. Regular grammars. Chomsky normal form. Pushdown automata. CFG=PDA. Context-free languages. Non-context-free languages. Intersection and complement. Parsing. Decidability. Turing theory. Turing machines. Post machines. Minsky's theorem. Variations on the TM. Recursively enumerable languages. The encoding of turing machines. The chomsky hierarchy. Computers. Bibliography. Table of theorems.

Theory of Computation

Author: J. Glenn Brookshear
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 0805301437
Release Date: 1989-01-01
Genre: Computers

Preliminaries; Finite automata and regular languages; Pushdown automata and context-free languages; Turing machines and phrase-structure languages; Computability; Complexity; Appendices.