Oct 22, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 [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.