Mathematics 424

Mathematics 424 MAT 424
Formal Languages, Automata and Computability 3 (3-0-0-0)

Formal grammars; normal forms; relationship between grammars and automata; regular expressions; finite state machines, state minimization; pushdown automata; Turing machines; computability; complexity; introduction to recursive function theory.

Credit Restriction: Credit may be obtained for only one of Mathematics 424 or Computing Science 474

Prerequisites: Mathematics 200 [C- minimum grade required] and (Mathematics (12) or Computing Science (9) or Information Technology (9) ) and 2nd year standing required or special conditions as specified below
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Special Conditions: *9 additional credits of Mathematics to a total of 12 including MAT 200