Salutations. Dijkstra wrote that even a few lines of seemingly simple code could be hopelessly ambiguous. In at least one work, which I can't find now to save my life, he gave a little example program ...
In Canada, everyone is familiar with the date format YYYY-MM-DD. In Europe or South Africa, they prefer DD-MM-YYYY. There are users from South Africa who get confused with the YYYY-MM-DD date ...
I have the following question taken from a compilers course exam: Show that the following grammar is ambiguous. S = XcY X = a Y = b | Z Z = bW W = d | ϵ I drew the following tree: Am I correct ...
I do not understand this sentence from the Wikipedia article on the Dangling Else problem: [The Dangling Else problem] is a problem that often comes up in compiler construction, especially ...
I have the following sample question for a compilers exam and wanted to check my solution. Convert the following grammar into an LL(1) grammar which recognises the same language: E -> E + T E ...
Preparing my thesis, I found another interesting discrepancy. While some books say verification it terms of static analysis of work products is quality control (looking for defects), other say it is ...
After weeks of research I have nearly completed my thesis, yet I am unable to clear up my confusion contained in all previous threads here (and in many books): During system testing, we check the ...
I have the following question: Convert the following grammar into an LL(1) grammar which recognises the same language (you may assume that the grammar is unambiguous). A -> int A -> int + A A ...