By Alan P. Parkes

ISBN-10: 1848001207

ISBN-13: 9781848001206

A Concise creation to Languages, Machines and common sense presents an available advent to 3 key subject matters inside of laptop technology: formal languages, summary machines and formal good judgment. Written in an easy-to-read, casual variety, this textbook assumes just a simple wisdom of programming at the a part of the reader.

The procedure is intentionally non-mathematical, and lines: - transparent factors of formal notation and jargon, - huge use of examples to demonstrate algorithms and proofs, - Pictorial representations of key thoughts, - bankruptcy beginning overviews offering an creation and counsel to every subject, - End-of-chapter workouts and suggestions, - bargains an intuitive method of the topics.

This reader-friendly textbook has been written with undergraduates in brain and may be compatible to be used on the right track overlaying formal languages, formal common sense, computability and automata conception. it is going to additionally make a superb supplementary textual content for classes on set of rules complexity and compilers.

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