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Introduction Vocabulary


Please read the following text for background:

Linguistics: the study of language, language meaning, and language context

A document contains characters which form words that form terms that form concepts.

Linguists say characters are either a phoneme or a part of a phenome, the most basic element that a language is based on.

A words is the smallest element that when isolated has meaning.

Terms are words or compounded words such as "milk" or "ice cream"

A concept is a general idea

Because humans do not put out any more exertion than is needed, our language is synoptic meaning that every signal counts.

A quick computer science glossary for quick review

A regular expression is a way of matching a string of text

An algorithm is the step-by-step or systematic processes of how to do a compilation task 

Task Discussion