# Families of DFAs as Acceptors of $ω$-Regular Languages

@article{Angluin2018FamiliesOD, title={Families of DFAs as Acceptors of \$$\omega$\$-Regular Languages}, author={Dana Angluin and Udi Boker and Dana Fisman}, journal={Log. Methods Comput. Sci.}, year={2018}, volume={14} }

Families of DFAs (FDFAs) provide an alternative formalism for recognizing $\omega$-regular languages. The motivation for introducing them was a desired correlation between the automaton states and right congruence relations, in a manner similar to the Myhill-Nerode theorem for regular languages. This correlation is beneficial for learning algorithms, and indeed it was recently shown that $\omega$-regular languages can be learned from membership and equivalence queries, using FDFAs as the…

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