## Homework assignment #6 | |

Dear students, Homework assignment #6 is now published. As opposed to previous assignments, this assignment is not to be submitted at all, and was published in order to provide you with exam-level questions on the material covered in the last weeks of the semester.We highly recommend that you solve the assignment even though it is not to be submitted. Regards, Course staff. |

13/1/2019, 23:14:27 |

## Quiz A appeals checked | |

Dear students, Quiz A appeals have been checked. The staff's response for each appeal was sent back by mail, and the grades have been updated accordingly. Have a pleasant weekend! Course staff. |

11/1/2019, 16:55:00 |

## Homework assignment #4 returned | |

Dear students, Homework assignment #4 has now been checked, and feedback was given via the course website (only to those who submitted it, of course). You can also find a file listing common mistakes under the Homework tab. Good luck, Course staff. |

11/1/2019, 12:52:55 |

## Quiz B | |

Dear students, Quiz B will take place on Thursday, January 17. The cover page is available in the Course Material section. The quiz contains two questions, one taken from the lectures and one from your homework assignments. The relevant material for the quiz is: • Lectures: up to (and including) lecture 8. • Tutorials: up to (and including) tutorial 9. • Homework assignments: up to (and including) assignment 4. Good luck! Course staff. |

7/1/2019, 23:55:49 |

## Homework assignment #5 | |

Dear students, Homework assignment #5 is now published, submission is due January 20. We remind you that submission is optional, and feedback will be given only to PDF files (not handwritten) submitted electronically. You may submit in pairs/groups. We stress that you may request for specific questions to be checked. If you do so, write the desired question numbers at the top of your submitted file, and we will do our best to check the questions you requested. Regards, Course staff. |

3/1/2019, 20:04:12 |

## Quiz A Grades | |

Dear students, Quiz A has been graded and the grades are available online. 15 points were added to the final grade, up to a maximum of 115 points. You can find a common mistakes file under the Course Material section. Appeals may be submitted until Thursday, January 3, 2019. No appeals will be accepted after this date. To submit an appeal, type your claims and email your appeal along with your exam scan to Itay. Hand-written appeals will not be checked. We stress that you should appeal only in cases where you think a correct answer was marked as a mistake. Do not appeal the amount of points deducted for a mistake. Happy new year! Course staff. |

30/12/2018, 14:38:39 |

## Homework assignment #3 returned | |

Dear students, Homework assignment #3 has now been checked, and feedback was given via the course website (only to those who submitted it, of course). You can also find a file listing common mistakes under the Homework tab. Good luck, Course staff. |

30/12/2018, 14:36:47 |

## Unfortunate illness | |

Dear students, Due to an unfortunate illness, the lecture tomorrow will not be held as usual. A complementary lecture will be scheduled soon.We would also like to inform you that the exams have all been graded, but the grades are withheld due to Michael's illness. Best regards, Course staff. |

24/12/2018, 20:35:26 |

## Homework assignment #4 | |

Dear students, Homework assignment #4 is now published, submission is due January 3 (2019!). We remind you that submission is optional, and feedback will be given only to PDF files (not handwritten) submitted electronically. You may submit in pairs/groups. We stress that you may request for specific questions to be checked. If you do so, write the desired question numbers at the top of your submitted file, and we will do our best to check the questions you requested. Regards, Course staff. |

20/12/2018, 16:16:33 |

## Permanent room change | |

Dear students, Itay's tutorials (on Sundays) are permanently moved to Ullman 605. Regards, Course staff. |

19/12/2018, 13:28:03 |

## Lecture 8 slides updated | |

Dear students, The slides for lecture 8 have now been updated, you can find the updated slides in the Course Material section. Regards, Course staff. |

19/12/2018, 13:25:35 |

## An update regarding Gali's workshop | |

Dear students, Gali's workshop tomorrow (December 19) at 16:30 is cancelled. Instead, Gali will be giving a workshop on Thursday (December 20) at 15:30-16:30 in Taub 201. Note that this is a one time change.Regards, Course staff. |

18/12/2018, 11:53:43 |

## Quiz A - reminder and clarification | |

Dear students, Quiz A will take place tomorrow, at 17:30-19:30, in rooms 301,302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 309, 310, 311 in Ullman. The quiz consists of three questions; one question was taken from the lectures, and two questions were taken from homework assignments #1 and #2. We request students who have extra time to present their permit when the quiz begins. Good luck! Course staff. |

12/12/2018, 16:10:58 |

## Homework assignment #2 returned | |

Dear students, Homework assignment #2 has now been checked, and feedback was given via the course website (only to those who submitted it, of course). You can also find a file listing common mistakes under the Homework tab. We remind you that the homework questions in the upcoming quiz were taken from homework assignments 1 and 2, and suggest going over the common mistakes files. Good luck, Course staff. |

4/12/2018, 21:48:14 |

## Quiz A | |

Dear students, Quiz A will take place on Thursday, December 13. The cover page is available in the Course Material section. The quiz contains three questions: The first question was taken from the lectures, and the other two were taken from your homework assignments. The relevant material for the quiz is everything up to the pumping lemma (exclusive). Also, questions 2 and 3 were not taken from homework assignment 3. Happy Hanukkah! Course staff. |

2/12/2018, 08:09:17 |

## Sunday in Tuesday format | |

Dear students, We remind you that this Sunday the Technion will be working in Tuesday format, and hence a lecture will be held as in a usual Tuesday. However, Ofir's tutorial and the workshops are cancelled.Have a nice weekend! Course staff. |

29/11/2018, 20:36:57 |

## Tutorial cancellation for Itay's group | |

Dear students, Itay's tutorial this Sunday (November 25) is cancelled, along with the workshop. A complementary tutorial will be given on Wednesday, November 28, at 12:30 in Ullman 303. Sorry for the inconvenience, Course staff. |

22/11/2018, 09:07:11 |

## Homework assignment #3 | |

Dear students, Homework assignment #3 is now published, submission is due December 20. We remind you that submission is optional, and feedback will be given only to PDF files (not handwritten) submitted electronically. You may submit in pairs/groups. Regards, Course staff. |

22/11/2018, 00:33:48 |

## Permanent room change | |

Dear students, Itay's tutorials (on Sundays) are permanently moved to Ullman 801. Regards, Course staff. |

22/11/2018, 00:16:20 |

## Homework assignment #2 postponed | |

Dear students, As you know, this week's tutorials cover finite automata with epsilon transitions and regular expressions. Since homework assignment #2, which contains questions on finite automata with epsilon transitions, is due today, students who attend later tutorial groups might not be able to answer some of the questions in the problem set. We have therefore decided to postpone the assignment's deadline to November 27 (Tuesday next week). We remark that homework assignment #3 will be published today, as scheduled. Good luck! Course staff. |

22/11/2018, 09:08:47 |

## Workshop schedule | |

Dear students, After analyzing your answers to the survey published last week, we have decided to rearrange the workshops. The updated workshop schedule is as follows: Sundays, 16:30-17:30, at Taub 201 - Itay Tuesdays, 17:30-18:30, at Taub 201 - Ofir Tuesdays, 18:30-19:30, at Taub 201 - Adar Wednesdays, 15:30-16:30, at Taub 301 - Shahak Wednesdays, 16:30-17:30, at Taub 301 - Gali We encourage you to come, and hope to see many more of you! Regards, Course staff. |

22/11/2018, 00:06:54 |

## Homework assignment #1 returned | |

Dear students, Homework assignment #1 has now been checked, and feedback was given via the course website (only to those who submitted it, of course). You can also find a file listing common mistakes under the Homework tab. Good luck, Course staff. |

14/11/2018, 18:01:46 |

## Workshop Schedule Survey | |

Dear students, In the past few weeks, there was poor attendance in the workshops. We believe this may be due to uncomfortable workshop hours. To help us improve the workshop schedule, please answer the following form by the end of this week (the survey is anonymous):https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScmGhp_mBpdyEfjdsnHMTLEUdBEJX_KpAAjCUIg-gMIgEKDXQ/viewform?usp=sf_link Make your vote count! Regards, Course staff. |

12/11/2018, 21:25:37 |

## Homework assignment #2 | |

Dear students, Homework assignment #2 is now published, submission is due November 22. We remind you that submission is optional, and feedback will be given only to PDF files (not handwritten) submitted electronically. You may submit in pairs/groups. Regards, Course staff. |

8/11/2018, 19:03:01 |

## Updated lecture slides | |

Dear students, Lectures 2 and 3 have been slightly modified, you can find the updated slides in the Course Material section. Regards, Course staff. |

7/11/2018, 15:49:25 |

## Permanent room change | |

Dear students, Shahak's tutorials (on Thursdays) are now moved (again) to Ullman 307. Regards, Course staff. |

7/11/2018, 15:29:42 |

## Permanent room changes | |

Dear students, Adar's and Shahak's tutorial groups (on Mondays and Thursdays, respectively) are permanently moved to Ullman 306. Good luck! Course staff. |

6/11/2018, 14:12:43 |

## Complementary workshops | |

Dear students, The workshop planned for this Tuesday (October 30) is canceled due to the municipal elections. Instead, there will be two complementary workshops: • Wednesday, October 31, at 11:30 in Taub 401. Given by Ofir. • Thursday, November 1, at 17:30 in Taub 201. Given by Gali. Regards, Course staff. |

28/10/2018, 19:31:57 |

## Homework assignment #1 | |

Dear students, Homework assignment #1 is now published, submission is due November 8.We remind you that submission is optional, and feedback will be given only to PDF files (not handwritten) submitted electronically. You may submit in pairs/groups. As of next week, workshops will be held on Sundays and Tuesdays; we encourage you to come. Regards, Course staff. |

25/10/2018, 18:03:23 |

## Complementary tutorial for Ofir's group | |

Dear students, Due to the municipal elections this Tuesday, Ofir will be giving a complementary tutorial on Wednesday, October 31, at 12:30 in Ulman 304. Regards, Course staff. |

25/10/2018, 18:04:29 |

## Piazza update | |

Dear students, The Piazza has now been moved to https://piazza.com/technion.ac.il/winter2019/236353/home. We encourage you to visit the forum regularly, ask questions and engage in discussions. Have a wonderful semester! Course staff. |

21/10/2018, 18:47:05 |

Dear students, Due to the municipal elections next Tuesday, Prof. Kaminski will be giving a complementary lecture next Sunday (October 28), at 19:30-21:30, in Davis 250. Regards, Course staff. |

21/10/2018, 12:27:56 |

## Welcome to Automata and Formal Languages! | |

Dear students, We are happy to welcome you to 236353 Automata and Formal Languages!The course announcements, notifications, changes, etc. will be published on the web and through this mailing list. It's your responsibility to be updated and to check from time to time for new information posted on the web, at http://webcourse.cs.technion.ac.il/236353. Under the syllabus tab in the course website, you can find two files: the course guidelines and a tentative course schedule, which specifies the material to be taught in each week, along with the submission dates of each homework assignment. Please be sure to read both files carefully. The lectures and tutorial slides can be downloaded and printed from the site (under "Course material"). We recommend that you bring a printout of the slides to every lesson. A few quick announcements: • Recitations will be held starting the first day of the semester. • There will be no workshops in the first week of the semester. • Due to administrative matters, Itay's tutorial group (Sunday's group) has been permanently rescheduled to 15:30 instead of 14:30, we apologize for any inconvenience.• Due to the municipal elections on Tuesday, October 30th, there will be a complementary tutorial for Ofir's group on the preceding Sunday, October 28th. An announcement with all relevant details will be given next week.We wish you a fruitful and enjoyable semester! Course staff |

18/10/2018, 09:24:42 |