By Grzegorz Rozenberg, Arto Salomaa
The necessity for a accomplished survey-type exposition on formal languages and comparable mainstream parts of computing device technology has been obvious for a few years. within the early Seventies, while . the booklet Formal Languages by means of the second one pointed out editor seemed, it used to be nonetheless rather possible to jot down a finished publication with that identify and comprise additionally issues of present study curiosity. this might now not be attainable anymore. A standard-sized e-book on formal languages might both need to remain on a reasonably low point in any other case be really expert and constrained to a few slender area of the sphere. The setup turns into vastly diverse in a set of contributions, the place the simplest specialists on the planet subscribe to forces, each one of them concentrat ing on their lonesome components of specialization. the current three-volume guide constitutes the sort of designated assortment. In those 3 volumes we current the present state-of-the-art in formal language thought. We have been so much chuffed with the enthusiastic reaction given to our request for contributions by means of experts representing quite a few subfields. the necessity for a guide of Formal Languages used to be in lots of solutions expressed in numerous methods: as an simply available his torical reference, a basic resource of data, an total course-aid, and a compact number of fabric for self-study. we're confident that the ultimate consequence will fulfill such quite a few wishes. the idea of formal languages constitutes the stem or spine of the sector of technological know-how now commonly known as theoretical computing device technology.
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