A characterization of even Linear Languages and its application to the learning problem

  • Jose M. Sempere
  • Pedro García
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 862)


Even Linear Language class is a subclass of context-free class. In this work we propose a characterization of this class using a relation of finite index. Theorems are provided in order to prove the consistence of the characterization. Finally, we propose a method to learn this class using a reduction to the problem of learning regular languages.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jose M. Sempere
    • 1
  • Pedro García
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Sistemas Informáticos y ComputaciónUniversidad Politécnica de ValenciaValenciaSpain

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