The equivalence problem for LL- and LR-regular grammars

Anton Nijholt, F. Gecsec (Editor)

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    Abstract

    It will be shown that the equivalence problem for LL-regular grammars is decidable. Apart from extending the known result for LL(k) grammar equivalence to LLregular grammar equivalence, we obtain an alternative proof of the decidability of LL(k) equivalence. The equivalence prob]em for LL-regular grammars has been studied before, but not solved. Our proof that this equivalence problem is decidable is simple. However, this is mainly because we can reduce the problem to the equivalence problem for real-time strict deterministic grammlars, which is decidable.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages291-300
    Number of pages10
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Sep 1981

    Keywords

    • EWI-9235
    • HMI-SLT: Speech and Language Technology
    • IR-66932

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