Feb 27, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CMPS 260 - Theoretical Foundations of Computer Science

3 cr.


(Prerequisite: CMPS 240) 

An examination of the fundamental models and concepts of computation – automata, formal languages, and grammars – and how they are related.  Church-Turing thesis; recursive and recursively enumerable sets; unsolvable problems; complexity of algorithms; Chomsky hierarchy.