• Formal language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Formal_language_theory In mathematics, computer science, and linguistics, a formal language is a set of strings of symbols that may be constrained by rules that are specific to it.
  • Formal language theory - TheFreeDictionary.com

    encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Formal+language+theory formal language [¦fȯr·məl ′laŋ·gwij] (computer science) An abstract mathematical object used to model the syntax of a programming or natural language.
  • Formal language theory: refining the Chomsky hierarchy

    www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3367686 1. Introduction. The field of formal language theory (FLT)—initiated by Noam Chomsky in the 1950s, building on earlier work by Axel Thue, Alan Turing and Emil Post ...
    • Formal grammar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grammar_(formal_language_theory) In formal language theory, a grammar (when the context is not given, often called a formal grammar for clarity) is a set of production rules for strings in a formal ...
    • Chapter 6 Formal Language Theory - The California Institute ...

      www.its.caltech.edu/~matilde/FormalLanguageTheory.pdf CHAPTER 6. FORMAL LANGUAGE THEORY 95 the strings, but languages by definition need not be finite. In fact, all of the languages we are interested in are infinite.
    • Introduction to Formal Language Theory - Google Books

      books.google.com/books/about/Introduction_to_Formal_Language_Theory.html Formal language theory was fist developed in the mid 1950's in an attempt to develop theories of natural language acquisition. It was soon realized that this theory ...
    • formal language theory - Encyclopedia.com

      www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1O11-formallanguagetheory.html Definition of formal language theory – Our online dictionary has formal language theory information from A Dictionary of Computing dictionary. Encyclopedia.com ...