Definition: See finite state machine.
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Paul E. Black, "finite state automaton", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 6 June 2016. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/finiteStateAutomaton.html