Date of this Version

12-1-2002

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Conference Proceeding

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Krishnan, P. (2002) Providing Assistance for Proofs in the Teaching of Theory of Computation. IN: Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE '02) Dec 2002, pp 1083-1084.

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Abstract

In this article we present a technique which helps students in understanding proofs in the context of automata theory. The main conclusion is that student understanding can be improved by using a collection of lemmas and trying to automate the proof in a mechanical theorem prover.

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