CS362 2011F Compilers

Class 09: From Specification to Optimal DFA (1)

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Held: Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Summary: Today we start to consider how to move from the readable but declarative regular expression notation to the executable but obtuse finite automaton notation.

Related Pages:

Notes:

Overview:

Nondeterministic Finite Automata

Limitations of Regular Expressions, DFAs, and the Ilk

From Regular Expression to Code

From Regular Expression to NFA

Some Examples

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