**The Theory of Languages and Computation**

by Jean Gallier, Andrew Hicks

**Publisher**: University of Pennsylvania 2006**Number of pages**: 109

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From the table of contents: Automata; Formal Languages (A Grammar for Parsing English, Context-Free Grammars, Derivations and Context-Free Languages, Normal Forms for Context-Free Grammars, Chomsky Normal Form, ...); Computability; Current Topics.

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