   Chapter 12.3, Problem 1ES ### Discrete Mathematics With Applicat...

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# Consider the finite-state automaton A given by the following transition diagram: a. Find the 0-, 1-, and 2-equivalence classes of states of A. b. Draw the transition diagram for A ¯ , the quotient automaton of A.

To determine

(a)

Find the 0,1,2 equivalence classes of states of A.

Explanation

Given information:

Concept used:

Arrow in the given graph played vital role in answer selection.

Calculation:

It is required to find the 0,1,2 equivalence classes of states of A.

0 Equivalence classes- Two states are zero equivalent if both are accepting states or both are

non-accepting states. Therefore, the 0 equivalence classes are: {s0,s1,s3,s4},{s2,s5}

1 Equivalence classes- Two states are 1 equivalent if and only if they are 0 equivalent and after input of any symbol, their next state are 0 equivalent. Therefore, the 1 equivalence classes are: {s0,s3},{s1,s4},{s2,s5}

2 Equivalence classes- Two states are called 2 equivalent if and only if they are 1 equivalent and after input of any symbol, their next state are 1 equivalent

To determine

(b)

Draw the transition diagram for A¯ the quotient automaton of A.

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