Language Recognition by Reversible Partitioned Cellular Automata

  • Kenichi MoritaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8996)


We investigate the language accepting capability of one-dimensional reversible partitioned cellular automata (RPCAs). It is well known that bounded cellular automata (CAs) are equivalent to deterministic linear-bounded automata (DLBAs) in their language accepting capability. Here, we prove RPCAs are also equivalent to them by showing a construction method of an RPCA that simulates a given DLBA. Thus, the reversibility constraint does not decrease the ability of PCAs.



This work was supported by JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number 24500017.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hiroshima UniversityHigashi-HiroshimaJapan

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