Jumping Automata and Discontinuous Computation

  • Alexander Meduna
  • Ondřej Soukup


Recall that jumping grammars (see Chap.  5) represent language-generating models for discontinuous computation. The present chapter explores their automata-based counterparts, called jumping automata. As their name suggests, they jump across their input words discontinuously, and in this way, they also formalize computation performed in a discontinuous way.


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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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