Contextual grammars with distributed catenation and shuffle

  • Manfred KudlekEmail author
  • Solomon Marcus
  • Alexandru Mateescu
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1279)


We introduce a new type of contextual grammars. Instead of considering the catenation operation we use the distributed catenation operation. The contexts are distributed catenated with words from the language, defining in this way new words from the language. We investigate several properties of the languages generated by distributed catenated contextual grammars. We also present the relations to contextual grammars with shuffled context and some new results of such grammars, and discuss the linguistic importance of such grammars.


Formal Language Language Theory Linguistic Meaning Free Monoid Contextual Grammar 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manfred Kudlek
    • 1
    Email author
  • Solomon Marcus
    • 2
  • Alexandru Mateescu
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Fachbereich InformatikUniversität HamburgGermany
  2. 2.Faculty of MathematicsUniversity of BucharestRomania
  3. 3.Turku Centre for Computer Science (TUGS)TurkuFinland
  4. 4.Faculty of MathematicsUniversity of BucharestRomania

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