|rules to generate a context free grammar email@example.com (A Soare) (2007-04-23)|
|Re: rules to generate a context free grammar firstname.lastname@example.org (Mike Burrell) (2007-04-23)|
|Re: rules to generate a context free grammar email@example.com (Chris Smith) (2007-04-29)|
|From:||A Soare <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||23 Apr 2007 07:48:12 -0400|
I am very new to this list, and I do not know if this is the good
place to ask the following question.
I know that every set that can be generated by a computer can also be
generated by a context free grammar.
My question is: looking at the program that generates a set, can we
deduce the context free grammar that generates it? There are some
rules for my problem? If not, there are clear rules to write the
grammar for a set?
Thanks in advance.
[It's trivial to write a CFG that recognizes any fixed set of strings, but
that grammar isn't likely to be very useful. There's been a lot of work
trying to infer a grammar from examples, but it is not my impression that
the results have been very good. -John]
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