This book contains a collection of survey papers in the areas of
algorithms, lan guages and complexity, the three areas in which
Professor Ronald V. Book has made significant contributions. As a
fonner student and a co-author who have been influenced by him
directly, we would like to dedicate this book to Professor Ronald
V. Book to honor and celebrate his sixtieth birthday. Professor
Book initiated his brilliant academic career in 1958, graduating... more...