An Introduction to Formal Languages and Automata, 6/e (Hardcover)

Peter Linz



An Introduction to Formal Languages and Automata, Sixth Edition provides an accessible, student-friendly presentation of all material essential to an introductory Theory of Computation course. Written to address the fundamentals of formal languages, automata, and computability, the text is designed to familiarize students with the foundations and principles of computer science and to strengthen the students' ability to carry out formal and rigorous mathematical arguments. The author, Peter Linz, continues to offer a straightforward, uncomplicated treatment of formal languages and automata and avoids excessive mathematical detail allowing students to focus on and understand the key underlying principles. New & Key Features: • An accessible approach allows students to clearly understand key content while retaining the appropriate mathematical notations and theorems required for the course • New Chapter Synopsis, found at the end of each chapter, recap important concepts found in the text • Every major idea is preceded by a motivating example, drawn from applications, that introduces the concept and illustrates its usefulness • The exercise section has been restructured and improved with accessible exercises more closely tied to examples in the text • An enhanced Instructor's Manual includes more detailed solutions to problems found in the text


《形式語言與自動機導論》第六版提供了一個易於理解且學生友善的介紹,涵蓋了計算理論課程所需的所有基礎知識。本書旨在介紹形式語言、自動機和可計算性的基礎原理,以使學生熟悉計算機科學的基礎和原則,並增強學生進行正式且嚴謹的數學論證的能力。作者Peter Linz以直接、簡單的方式處理形式語言和自動機的內容,避免過多的數學細節,讓學生能夠專注並理解關鍵的基本原理。新的重點特色包括:•易於理解的方法使學生能夠清楚地理解關鍵內容,同時保留了課程所需的適當數學符號和定理•每章結束時都有新的章節摘要,總結了本章中的重要概念•每個主要概念之前都有一個引人入勝的應用實例,介紹該概念並說明其有用性•練習部分進行了重組和改進,提供了與文本中的示例更緊密相關的易於理解的練習題•增強的教師手冊包含了更詳細的問題解答。