DEGREE EXAMINATIONS: APRIL / MAY 2011 REGULATIONS: 2008 FIFTH SEMESTER: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 080250018 - THEORY OF COMPUTATION TIME: 3 Hours PART-A (20 x 2 = 40 MARKS) ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. What is finite automaton? Give two examples. Distinguish between NFA and DFA. What is the language represented by set L(aa* + aba*b*)? What is an automaton with output? Give an exa'mple. Generate the CFG for the language L What is meant by derivation? Define the instantaneous descriptitln of PDA Define GNF. What is meant by Turing machine? Define the Turing machine halting machine. List out the techniques for Turing machine construction. What is multiple track Turing machine? Define recursive language. Max.Marks : 100

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When a language is said to be recursively enumerable? State Rice theorem.

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