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Explore the foundational concepts of automata theory, languages, and computations with CS242, a course based on the textbook "Introduction to Automata Theory, Languages, and Computations" by John E. Hopcroft, Rajeev Motwani, and Jeffrey D. Ullman (Prentice Hall, 2006). This course delves into the theoretical underpinnings of computation, providing a comprehensive understanding of formal languages, automata, and their applications in computer science.

 

Course Highlights:

Introduction to Automata Theory: Understand the basic concepts and models of automata theory, including finite automata, pushdown automata, and Turing machines.

Formal Languages: Learn about formal language definitions, regular expressions, context-free grammars, and their relationship to automata.

Theory of Computation: Explore fundamental concepts in the theory of computation, including decidability, computability, and complexity theory.

Finite Automata: Study finite automata and their properties, including determinism, non-determinism, minimization, and closure properties.

Pushdown Automata: Gain insights into pushdown automata and their use in parsing context-free languages.

Turing Machines: Understand Turing machines as abstract models of computation and their role in computability theory.

Chomsky Hierarchy: Explore the Chomsky hierarchy of formal languages and their corresponding automata models.

Applications: Learn about the practical applications of automata theory in compiler design, natural language processing, and algorithm design.

Advanced Topics: Dive into advanced topics such as formal language hierarchy, pumping lemma, and advanced automata constructions.

 

Who Should Enroll:

CS242 is ideal for students pursuing degrees in computer science, mathematics, or related fields, as well as professionals seeking to deepen their understanding of theoretical computer science concepts. This course is suitable for aspiring software engineers, algorithm designers, and researchers interested in the theoretical foundations of computation.

CS242 - Theory of Computing

SKU: 52550
﷼160.00 Regular Price
﷼150.00Sale Price
  • Mark Tharwat

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