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Contextual Hypergraph Grammars – A New Approach to the Generation of Hypergraph Languages

  • Adrian-Horia Dediu
  • Renate Klempien-Hinrichs
  • Hans-Jörg Kreowski
  • Benedek Nagy
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4036)

Abstract

In this paper, we introduce contextual hypergraph grammars, which generalize the total contextual string grammars. We study the position of the class of languages generated by contextual hypergraph grammars in comparison with graph languages generated by hyperedge replacement grammars and double-pushout hypergraph grammars. Moreover, several examples show the potential of the new class of grammars.

Keywords

Contextual hypergraph grammars contextual grammars hypergraphs hyperedge replacement grammars double-pushout hypergraph grammars 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adrian-Horia Dediu
    • 1
    • 4
  • Renate Klempien-Hinrichs
    • 2
  • Hans-Jörg Kreowski
    • 3
  • Benedek Nagy
    • 1
    • 5
  1. 1.Research Group on Mathematical LinguisticsRovira i Virgili UniversityTarragonaSpain
  2. 2.Department of Production EngineeringUniversity of BremenBremenGermany
  3. 3.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of BremenBremenGermany
  4. 4.Faculty of Engineering in Foreign LanguagesUniversity “Politehnica” of BucharestRomania
  5. 5.Faculty of InformaticsUniversity of DebrecenHungary

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