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An Optimal Construction of Finite Automata from Regular Expressions

Authors Stefan Gulan, Henning Fernau



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Stefan Gulan
Henning Fernau

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Stefan Gulan and Henning Fernau. An Optimal Construction of Finite Automata from Regular Expressions. In IARCS Annual Conference on Foundations of Software Technology and Theoretical Computer Science. Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs), Volume 2, pp. 211-222, Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik (2008)
https://doi.org/10.4230/LIPIcs.FSTTCS.2008.1754

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We consider the construction of finite automata from their corresponding regular expressions by a series of digraph-transformations along the expression\'s structure. Each intermediate graph represents an extended finite automaton accepting the same language. The character of our construction allows a fine-grained analysis of the emerging automaton\'s size, eventually leading to an optimality result.
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  • Finite automata,regular expressions,descriptional complexity

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