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Regulated Grammars and Computation

  • Alexander Meduna
  • Ondřej Soukup
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Abstract

In practice, computation is almost always regulated by some additional conditions and restrictions placed upon the way it is performed under given circumstances. To investigate computation regulated in this way as precisely as possible, language theory has formalized it by a variety of regulated grammars. In essence, all these grammars are based upon some restrictions placed upon their derivations and, thereby, properly express computational regulation. This chapter covers major types of these grammars.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Meduna
    • 1
  • Ondřej Soukup
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceBrno University of TechnologyBrnoCzech Republic
  2. 2.Department of Information TechnologyBrno University of TechnologyBrnoCzech Republic

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