CS381 Introduction to Discrete Structures
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, \alpha : usually denotes a string in this course.
, \beta : usually denotes a string in this course.
, \delta : usually denotes a transition function in this course.
, \sigma : usually denotes a symbol in an alphabet in this course.
, \Delta : usually denotes a blank space in this course.
, \Gamma : usually denotes a set of stack symbols in this course.
, \Lambda : usually denotes an empty string in this course.
, \Pi : usually denotes a partition in this course.
, \Sigma : usually denotes an alphabet in this course.
, \goto : usually denotes a (one step) transition in this course.
, ~ : logical not
, ^ : logical and
, V : logical or
, -> : logical imply
, <-> : logical if and only if (equivalent)
, => : logical tautologically imply
, <=> : logical tautologically equivalent
, \A : logical for all
, \E : logical for some (there exists)
, \in : belongs to
\not\in : does not belong to
, @ : empty set
U , : universal set
, \subset : proper subset
, \not\subset : not a proper subset
, \subseteq : subset
\not\subseteq : not a subset
, \cup : set union
Ai , \cup(i=1 to n) A_i : union of n sets
, \cap : set intersection
Ai , \cap(i=1 to n) A_i : intersection of n sets
, \bar A : complement of set A
(A) , P(A) : power set of set A
, X : Cartesian product
Ai , X(i=1 to n) A_i : cartesian product of n sets
< a, b > : ordered pair
< a1, a2, ..., an > : ordered n-tuple
, <= : precedes (partial order)
xi , Sum(i=1 to n) x_i : sum of n xi's
O(f) , O(f) : of order smaller than or equal to f
o(f) , o(f) : of order smaller than f
(f) , Omega : of order greater than or equal to f
(f) , omega : of order greater than f
(f) , Theta : of the same order as f
f(x) , lim(x -> inf) f(x) : limit of f as x goes to infinity