[OS X TeX] pushdown automata?

Roussanka Loukanova rloukano at stp.lingfil.uu.se
Wed Jan 21 13:46:28 EST 2009


On Mon, 19 Jan 2009, Alain Schremmer wrote:
> And the winner is?

Without any claims for placement in the competition, here are two more 

- gastex.sty
/usr/local$ find . -name 'gastex.sty'


While I have used only the plain GasTeX, there is JasTeX, which is a 
graphical interface for GasTeX in Java (linked from the website of 

- Another possibility is to use an automata tool, like JFLAP:


One can get the transition diagram of the needed automata, and make an 
image of it. Making modifications and new transition diagrams in JFLAP are 
rather easy, the nodes and edges can be rearranged; one can get the 
grammar, some runs on inputs, etc. Of course, the maintenance drawback 
explained by Alain exists, plus the need of downloading the JFLAP 

It seems that TikZ and pstricks are the competitors for the 1st price.


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