Re: good LALR theory tutorial?

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14 Mar 2003 11:27:42 -0500

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From: Faust <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 14 Mar 2003 11:27:42 -0500
Organization: Compilers Central
References: 03-03-026
Keywords: parse, books
Posted-Date: 14 Mar 2003 11:27:42 EST
Reply-By: Tue, 24 Jul 1782 19:02:00 +1000

"axis" <> writes:

> I'm reading the dragon book (Compilers: Principles, Techniques, and Tools)
> and the explanation of LALR method (well, specifically the LR(1) method,
> which then is then simplified to LALR) wasn't too clear. Most online
> resources I've found have a very similar explanations, or their examples are
> very limited. Anyone out there have a link to a good explanation, or maybe
> more extensive examples?

Try the parsing book.
It is available freely online as a pdf.

Parsing Techniques - A Practical Guide
Dick Grune and Ceriel J.H. Jacobs

It is written by the authors of Modern Compiler Design.

It is well written.
However, it may have more information than you need.


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