Acta Informatica

, Volume 10, Issue 4, pp 323–339 | Cite as

Two-level meta-controlled substitution grammars

  • R. Meersman
  • G. Rozenberg


A language-generating mechanism, inspired on the two-level van Wijngaarden syntax for Algol 68, is considered. Its language generating properties are studied and compared to those of well-known classical systems and grammars. The new mechanism is called a 2 MSG, for “two-level metacontrolled substitution grammar.”


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Meersman
    • 1
  • G. Rozenberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of AntwerpWilrijkBelgium

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