CPSC 433: Quiz 3
January 31, 2006

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  1. (1 pt) True or False: Every deterministic finite automaton can be converted into an equivalent nondeterministic finite automaton.



  2. (1 pt) True or False: Every nondeterministic finite automaton can be converted into an equivalent deterministic finite automaton.



  3. (1 pt) True or False: There exists a nondeterministic finite automaton with epsilon transitions that cannot be converted into a deterministic finite automaton.



  4. (2 pts) Give the recursive definition for regular expressions.