GLOSSARY

Bookkeeping Keeping track of status of a system.

Buggy A program or a system with errors.

Compiler-compiler A program which, given specification of a language in terms of its grammar, generates major portions of its compiler modules. Usually the parser is generated.

Conflicts Alternate paths in the FSM of the parser model, which cannot be decided unless additional information is supplied.

Dangling Undecided.

Deterministic FSM is one in which each arc in the state diagram is associated with a well-defined set of input symbols, specifically there are no e transitions.

Disambiguation Resolution of ambiguities.

Double-precision refers to a computer representation of real numbers as floating-point numbers in mantissa/exponent form, where ...

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