Cover Complexity of Finite Languages

@inproceedings{Hetzl2018CoverCO,
  title={Cover Complexity of Finite Languages},
  author={Stefan Hetzl and Simon Wolfsteiner},
  booktitle={DCFS},
  year={2018}
}
We consider the notion of cover complexity of finite languages on three different levels of abstraction. For arbitrary cover complexity measures, we give a characterisation of the situations in which they collapse to a bounded complexity measure. Moreover, we show for a restricted class of context-free grammars that its grammatical cover complexity measure w.r.t. a finite language L is unbounded and that the cover complexity of L can be computed from the exact complexities of a finite number of… 
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