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finite automaton

(definition)

Definition: See finite state machine.

Author: PEB


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Paul E. Black, "finite automaton", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 22 August 2013. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/finiteAutomaton.html