# CMPSCI 401: Theory of Computation

### David Mix Barrington

### Spring, 2008

# Homework Assignment #5

#### Posted Sunday 13 April 2008

#### Due on paper in class, Monday 28 April 2008

There are fourteen questions for 100 total points plus 10 extra
credit. All but the first two are from
the textbook, *Introduction to the Theory of Computation*
by Michael Sipser (second edition).
Numbers in parentheses following each problem
are its individual point value.

Students are responsible for understanding and following
the academic honesty
policies indicated on this page.

- Problem 6.23 (10)
- Exercise 7.6 (10)
- Exercise 7.7 (5)
- Exercise 7.8 (5)
- Exercise 7.9 (5)
- Exercise 7.10 (10) Remember that your input is a description of a DFA --
you will have to estimate how many bits are needed to describe it.
- Exercise 7.11 (5)
- Problem 7.13 (10)
- Problem 7.14 (10)
- Problem 7.17 (5)
- Problem 7.21 (10)
- Problem 7.26 (10)
- Problem 7.32 (5)
- Problem 7.37 (10 XC)

Last modified 13 April 2008