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General Algebras: How They Function as Tree Acceptors and Push-down Automata

  • J. Richard Büchi
  • Dirk Siefkes

Abstract

To this point we have concentrated our attention on the very simplest information-processing systems, the finite automata with unary transition algebras. Corresponding to these automata, on the linguistic side, we have found the very simplest grammars, the finite-state grammars. We will now extend the theory, and thus obtain a systematic account of tree automata, push-down automata, and the corresponding context free languages, or term languages.

Keywords

Unary Case Unary Algebra Inductive Assumption Universal Algebra General Algebra 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Richard Büchi
    • 1
  • Dirk Siefkes
    • 2
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA
  2. 2.Fachbereich InformatikTechnische Universität BerlinBerlinFederal Republic of Germany

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