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Acta Informatica

, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp 67–78 | Cite as

Bounded quantification and relations recognizable by finite automata

  • Teuvo Laurinolli
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Summary

The concept of inverse well-known for homomorphisms and gsm-mappings is extended to any language operation. The class IRP of language operations whose inverse preserves regularity is considered. As an application a necessary and sufficient condition is established for the class of relations recognizable by finite automata to be closed under different versions of bounded quantification.

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Information System Operating System Data Structure Communication Network Information Theory 
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© Springer-Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Teuvo Laurinolli
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematics, Faculty of TechnologyUniversity of OuluOulu 57Finland

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