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This is relatively easy and we can use inductive argument$ similar to those used in establishing the equivalence of dfa's and nfa's. All we have to do is to show that d. j.... We will leave this as an exercise. The second part, to show that M is minimal, is harder. l, withps the initial state, Assume that there is art equivalent dfa M1, with transition function d1 and initial state gn, equivalelt to M, but with fewer states. ,wn srtch that , t ): P t , i : 1 , 2 , . . , m . 116 and ur1,such that d i ( q o ,w n ) : d i ( s 0 , 1 , , , ) .

For E: {a,b}, the expression r=(&+b)-(a+bb) is regular. It denotes the Ianguage L ( r ) : { a , b b , a a , a b b , b a , b b b , .. . } We can seethis by consideringthe various parts of r. The first part, (a * b)*, stands for any strirrg of a's and b's. The second part, (a * bb) represents either an a or & double b. Consequently, -L (r) is the set of all strings on {a,b}, terminated by either an a or a bb. I The expression y : (aa)" (bb)- b denotes the set of aII strings with an even number of a's followed by arr odd number of b's; that is L(r) : {a2"b2*+t : n } o, * > 0}.

In this schema, the graph vertex at the lcft representsthe initial state, thc one on the right the firral state. 3 we claimed that frrr every nf'a there is an cqrrivalent one with a sirrgkl fina,lstate, so we lose rrothirrg in rr,ssumingthat tlxrrr: is only one final statc. 1| 12, r1t s, and rf. 5.

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