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An Introduction to the Theory of Formal Languages and Automata






Table of contents
Preface ix
chapter 1
Grammars as formal systems 1
1.1 Grammars, automata, and inference 1
1.2 The definition of ‘grammar’ 3
1.3 Examples 5
chapter 2
The hierarchy of grammars 9
2.1 Classes of grammars 9
2.2 Regular grammars 12
2.3 Context-free grammars 16
2.3.1 The Chomsky normal-form 16
2.3.2 The Greibach normal-form 18
2.3.3 Self-embedding 20
2.3.4 Ambiguity 23
2.3.5 Linear grammars 25
2.4 Context-sensitive grammars 26
2.4.1 Context-sensitive productions 26
2.4.2 The Kuroda normal-form 29
chapter 3
Probabilistic grammars 33
3.1 Definitions and concepts 33
3.2 Classification 35
3.3 Regular probabilistic grammars 36
3.4 Context-free probabilistic grammars 41
3.4.1 Normal-forms 41
3.4.2 Consistency conditions for context-free
probabilistic grammars 46
chapter 4
Finite automata 49
4.1 Definitions and concepts 50
4.2 Nondeterministic finite automata 55
4.3 Finite automata and regular grammars 58
4.4 Probabilistic finite automata 62
chapter 5
Push-down automata 69
5.1 Definitions and concepts 70
5.2 Nondeterministic push-down automata
and context-free languages 79
chapter 6
Linear-bounded automata 85
6.1 Definitions and concepts 85
6.2 Linear-bounded automata
and context-sensitive grammars 89
chapter 7
Turing machines 95
7.1 Definitions and concepts 96
7.2 A few elementary procedures 97
7.3 Turing machines and type-0 languages 100
7.4 Mechanical procedures, recursive enumerability,
and recursiveness 103
chapter 8
Grammatical inference 109
8.1 Hypotheses, observations, and evaluation 109
8.2 The classical estimation of parameters
for proba bilistic grammars 112
8.3 The ‘learnability’ of nonprobabilistic languages 114
8.4 Inference by means of Bayes’ theorem 118
Historical and bibliographical remarks 125
Appendix. Some references to new developments 129
Bibliography 131
Index of authors 135
Index of subjects 137


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