Regular Languages, Unambiguous Concatenation and Computational Complexity

  • Denis Thérien
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3328)


Regular languages are central objects of study in computer science. Although they are quite “easy” in the traditional space-time framework of sequential computations, the situation is different when other models are considered.In this paper we consider the subclass of regular languages that can be defined via unambiguous concatenation. We show remarkable algorithmic properties of this class in the context of boolean circuits and in that of computational learning.


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  • Denis Thérien
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  1. 1.School of Computer ScienceMcGill University 

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