Two-level meta-controlled substitution grammars

  • R. Meersman
  • G. Rozenberg
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 53)


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


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Meersman
    • 1
  • G. Rozenberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of Antwerp (U.I.A.)WilrijkBelgium

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