Automata theory lecture notes/handout pdf download for MCA fourth semester


Student of
Hi friends,

Here i am sharing high quality notes of the subject Automata Theory. These notes are clear and concise and will definitely help you prepare well for your semester exams.

Topics covered in Automata Theory notes, eBook are:

Module, I - Introduction to Automata: The Methods Introduction to Finite Automata, Structural
Representations, Automata and Complexity. Proving Equivalences about Sets, The Contrapositive, Proof by Contradiction, Inductive Proofs: General Concepts of Automata Theory: Alphabets Strings, Languages, Applications of Automata Theory.

Module, II - Finite Automata: The Ground Rules, The Protocol, Deterministic Finite Automata: Definition of a Deterministic Finite Automata, How a DFA Processes Strings, Simpler Notations for
DFA's, Extending the Transition Function to Strings, The Language of a DFA

Module, III - Regular Expressions and Languages: Regular Expressions: The Operators of regular
Expressions, Building Regular Expressions, Precedence of Regular-Expression Operators,
Precedence of Regular-Expression Operators. Finite Automata and Regular Expressions: From DFA's to Regular Expressions, Converting DFAs to Regular Expressions,

Module, IV - Context-Free Grammars and Languages: Definition of Context-Free Grammars, Derivations. Using a Grammars Leftmost and Rightmost Derivations, The Languages of a Grammar,
Parse Trees: Constructing Parse Trees, The Yield of a Parse Tree, Inference Derivations, and
Parse Trees.

Module, V - Pushdown Automata: Definition Formal Definition of Pushdown Automata, A Graphical
Notation for PDAs, Instantaneous Descriptions of a PDA, The Languages of a PDA: Acceptance by Final State, Acceptance by Empty Stack, From Empty Stack to Final State, From Final State to Empty Stack

Module, VI - Properties of Context-Free Languages: Normal Forms for Context-Free Grammars, The
Pumping Lemma for Context-Free Languages

Module - VII - Introduction to Turing Machines: The Turing Machine: The Instantaneous Descriptions for Turing Machines, Transition Diagrams for Turing Machines, The Language of a Turing Machine, Turing Machines and Halting.

Module - VIII - Undecidability: A Language That is Not Recursively Enumerable, Enumerating the Binary Strings, Codes for Turing Machines, The Diagonalization Language

These notes on Automata Theory can be downloaded by clicking on the pdf icon below.


Last edited by a moderator:
From around the web: