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Basic Notions About Models of Computation

  • José Luis Balcázar
  • Josep Díaz
  • Joaquim Gabarró
Part of the EATCS Monographs on Theoretical Computer Science Series book series (EATCS, volume 11)

Abstract

The aim of this chapter is to define many concepts that the reader is assumed to know, mainly in order to fix our notation. We present here some concepts of formal languages, set theoretic operations and relations, boolean formulas, and several models of computation, such as finite automata and the different versions of Turing machines: deterministic, nondeterministic, and oracle Turing machines.

Keywords

Turing Machine Finite Automaton Boolean Formula Satisfying Assignment Input Tape 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • José Luis Balcázar
    • 1
  • Josep Díaz
    • 1
  • Joaquim Gabarró
    • 1
  1. 1.Facultat d’InformàticaUniversität Politècnica de CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain

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