Encyclopedia of Machine Learning

2010 Edition
| Editors: Claude Sammut, Geoffrey I. Webb

Grammatical Inference

  • Lorenza Saitta
  • Michele Sebag
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-30164-8_346

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Definition

Grammatical inference is concerned with inferring grammars from positive (and possibly negative) examples (Angluin,  1978; Korfiatis & Paliouras,  2008; Sakakibara,  2005). A context-free grammar (CFG) \(\mathcal{G}\)
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References

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lorenza Saitta
    • 1
  • Michele Sebag
    • 2
  1. 1.Università del Piemonte OrientaleAlessandriaItaly
  2. 2.CNRS − INRIA − Université Paris-SudOrsayFrance