About these proceedings
This book constitutes the proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Developments in Language Theory, DLT 2014, held in Ekaterinburg, Russia, in August 2014.
The 22 full papers and 5 short papers presented together with 3 invited talks were carefully reviewed and selected from 38 submissions. The papers are organized in topical subjects on Grammars, Acceptors and Transducers for Words, Trees and Graphs, Algebraic Theories of Automata, Algorithmic, Combinatorial and Algebraic Properties of Words and Languages, Variable Length Codes, Symbolic Dynamics, Cellular
Automata, Polyominoes and Multidimensional Patterns, Decidability Questions, Image Manipulation and Compression, Efficient Text Algorithms, Relationships to Cryptography, Concurrency, Complexity Theory and Logic, Bio-Inspired Computing, and Quantum Computing.
algebraic language theory cellular automata context-free languages decidability and complexity in language theory finite automata formal languages and automata theory quantum computing regular expressions regular languages transducers tree languages