This course deals with computability theory, automata theory and formal languages. Various models of computation will be examined, their relations to each other and their properties will be studied. Topics include models for computable functions and church's thesis, models for recognizers and their relation to formal grammars, algorithmically solvable and unsolvable problems, and the complexity of computations.

Academic Career: Graduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Grad LG/SNC Basis
Course Requirements: PLAN: Computer Science (CS-PHD; CS-MS; CSMSBS-MS) or Computer Engineering (COEAS-PHD; COEAS-MS; COEENG-PHD; COEENG-MCO)
Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3

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Spring 2022