On the Classification of Recursive Languages
Case, John, Kinber, Efim, Sharma, Arun, & Stephan, Frank (2004) On the Classification of Recursive Languages. Information and Computation, 192(1), pp. 15-40.
A one-sided classifier for a given class of languages converges to 1 on every language from the class and outputs 0 infinitely often on languages outside the class. A two-sided classifier, on the other hand, converges to 1 on languages from the class and converges to 0 on languages outside the class. The present paper investigates one-sided and two-sided classification for classes of recursive languages. Theorems are presented that help assess the classifiability of natural classes. The relationships of classification to inductive learning theory and to structural complexity theory in terms of Turing degrees are studied. Furthermore, the special case of classification from only positive data is also investigated.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > COMPUTATION THEORY AND MATHEMATICS (080200)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Research and Commercialisation|
|Deposited On:||21 Sep 2010 00:59|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 14:10|
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