CS402 Theory of Automata

Assignment 1

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Q.1. Write a Regular Expression (RE) for the language of all strings defined over Σ = {x, y, z} which begins with z, x in the middle and ends with y. The minimum length of all strings must be 4.

[Marks 6]

Q.2.

  1. a) Make a transition table for RE in Q.1.
  2. b) Draw a Finite Automaton (FA) for part(a)

[Marks 7+7]