CISC 3230 Theoretical Computer Science
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CIS 38.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Overview of theoretical computer science. Formal language theory, computability theory. Finite automata, context-free and regular grammars, push-down automata, and Turing machines. Other models of computation, including recursive functions. Universal program and unsolvability.
Prerequisite: Computer and Information Science 2210 , 21 or 22, and Mathematics 3.20, 1201 [3.3], or 4.10.
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