COMP 454 - Automata, Lang & Comput


Hours: Three hours lecture in the lab per week Prerequisites: MATH 300 Study of the relation of languages (i.e. sets of strings) and machines for processing these languages, with emphasis on classes of languages and corresponding classes of machines. Phrase structure languages and grammar. Types of grammars and classes of languages. Regular languages and finite state automata. Context-free languages and pushdown automata. Unrestricted languages and Turing Machines. Computability models of Turing, Church, Markov, and McCarthy. Applications to programming languages, compiler design, and program design and testing.

Meeting Information

Info current as 11/25/2022
Days Times Room Meeting Dates Instructor
MW  6:00 PM  -  7:15 PM  Sierra Hall 2422 8/20/2022 - 12/10/2022 Michael Soltys-Kulinicz

Status: Open
Class Number: 2458
Session: Regular Academic Session
Units: 3.00
Class Components: Lecture
Career: Undergraduate
Dates: 8/20/2022 - 12/10/2022
Grading: Letter Grade

Class Availability

Information below is 24 hours old.
Enrollment Total: 24
Available Seats: 16
Wait List Capacity: 10
Wait List Total: 0

Enrollment Information

  • Upper Division
  • Includes any In Person Meeting


Prerequisite course required. Consult CSUCI Catalog