RAIRO-Theor. Inf. Appl.
Volume 52, Number 2-3-4, April–December 2018
8th Workshop on Non-classical Models of Automata and Applications (NCMA 2016)
|Page(s)||127 - 151|
|Published online||15 January 2019|
On bonded sequential and parallel insertion systems★
Institut für Informatik, Universität Giessen,
35392 Giessen, Germany.
2 Department of Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 21 November 2018
We introduce a new variant of insertion systems, namely bonded insertion systems. In such systems, words are not only formed by usual letters but also by bonds between letters. Words which can be inserted, have “free” bonds at their ends which control at which positions in a word they can be inserted (namely only there, where the bonds “fit”). Two kinds of bonded insertion systems are defined in this paper: so-called bonded sequential insertion systems and bonded parallel insertion systems. In a sequential system, there is only one word inserted at a time. In a parallel system, there is a word inserted at every possible position in parallel in one time step. We investigate the generative capacity of those two kinds and relate the families of generated languages to some families of the Chomsky hierarchy and to families of languages generated by Lindenmayer systems. Additionally, we investigate some closure properties.
Mathematics Subject Classification: 68Q42 / 68Q45
Key words: Bonded insertion systems / sequential insertion / parallel insertion / formal languages / generative power
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