Theory of Computation
Theory of Computation. Instructor: Prof. Raghunath Tewari, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kanpur. This is an introductory course on Theory of Computation intended for undergraduate students in computer science. In this course we will introduce various models of computation and study their power and limitations. We will also explore the properties of the corresponding language classes defined by these models and the relations between them. We will assume the student is comfortable in analytical reasoning and has preferably done a course on Data Structures and Algorithms. (from nptel.ac.in)
|Lecture 05 - Introduction to Nondeterminism|
Till now we have seen a model (DFA), which on a state, reading an input symbol from input string goes to single state. But here we will see a model which on reading an input symbol or not reading any symbol at all, can go to multiple states. Hence the model is called "Nondeterministic finite automata".
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