Bruce Watson

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Most software packages with regular expression matching engines offer operators that extend the classical regular expressions, such as counting, intersection, complementation, and interleaving. Some of the most popular engines, for example those of Java and Perl, also provide operators that are intended to control the nondeterminism inherent in regular(More)
  • Louise Hyslop, Nilendran Prathalingam, Lynne Nowak, Jeanette Fenwick, Steve Harbottle, Samantha Byerley +5 others
  • 2012
In vitro fertilisation (IVF) and related technologies are arguably the most challenging of all cell culture applications. The starting material is a single cell from which one aims to produce an embryo capable of establishing a pregnancy eventually leading to a live birth. Laboratory processing during IVF treatment requires open manipulations of gametes and(More)
Cover photo by Tc Morgan (used under Creative Commons license BY-NC-SA 2.0). Abstract The work presented in this thesis discusses various formal language formalisms that extend classical formalisms like regular expressions and context-free grammars with additional abilities, most relating to order. This is done while focusing on the impact these extensions(More)
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