Efficient weighted expressions conversion

Faissal Ouardi; Djelloul Ziadi

RAIRO - Theoretical Informatics and Applications (2007)

  • Volume: 42, Issue: 2, page 285-307
  • ISSN: 0988-3754

Abstract

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J. Hromkovic et al. have given an elegant method to convert a regular expression of size n into an ε-free nondeterministic finite automaton having O(n) states and O(nlog2(n)) transitions. This method has been implemented efficiently in O(nlog2(n)) time by C. Hagenah and A. Muscholl. In this paper we extend this method to weighted regular expressions and we show that it can be achieved in O(nlog2(n)) time.

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Ouardi, Faissal, and Ziadi, Djelloul. "Efficient weighted expressions conversion." RAIRO - Theoretical Informatics and Applications 42.2 (2007): 285-307. <http://eudml.org/doc/92872>.

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author = {Ouardi, Faissal, Ziadi, Djelloul},
journal = {RAIRO - Theoretical Informatics and Applications},
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