State complexity of combined operations for suffix-free regular languages

Hae Sung Eom, Yo Sub Han

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Abstract

We investigate the state complexity of combined operations for suffix-free regular languages. Suffix-free deterministic finite-state automata have a unique structural property that is crucial for obtaining the precise state complexity of basic operations. Based on the same property, we establish the state complexity of four combined operations: star-of-union, star-of-intersection, star-of-reversal and star-of-catenation. In the case of star-of-intersection, we only have an upper bound and the lower bound is open.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)87-93
Number of pages7
JournalTheoretical Computer Science
Volume510
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Oct 28

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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