Controlled Rewriting Using Productions and Reductions

Jan Anne Hogendorp

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    Abstract

    We investigate context-free grammars the rules of which can be used in a productive and in a reductive fashion, while the application of these rules is controlled by a regular language. We distinguish several modes of derivation for this kind of grammar. The resulting language families (properly) extend the family of context-free languages. We establish some closure properties of these language families and some grammatical transformations which yield a few normal forms for this type of grammar. Finally, we consider some special cases (viz. the context-free grammar is linear or left-linear), and generalizations, in particular, the use of arbitrary rather than regular control languages.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationComputing science in the Netherlands, CSN 1988
    Subtitle of host publicationNovember 3-4, 1988
    Place of PublicationAmsterdam
    PublisherStichting Mathematisch Centrum
    Pages479-494
    Number of pages16
    Publication statusPublished - 1988
    EventComputing Science in The Netherlands, CSN 1988 - Jaarbeurs Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Duration: 3 Nov 19884 Nov 1988

    Conference

    ConferenceComputing Science in The Netherlands, CSN 1988
    Abbreviated titleCSN
    Country/TerritoryNetherlands
    CityUtrecht
    Period3/11/884/11/88

    Keywords

    • HMI-SLT: Speech and Language Technology

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