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Consider the grammar shown below. 

$S \rightarrow C \ C$

$C \rightarrow c \ C \ | \ d$

This grammar is

  1. LL(1)
  2. SLR(1) but not LL(1)
  3. LALR(1) but not SLR(1)
  4. LR(I) but not LALR(1)
asked in Compiler Design by Veteran (59.7k points)
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ans is A

$First(S)=First(C)=\{c,d\}$

there are no multiple in single row of parsing table hence grammar is LL1

note : if we have $A \rightarrow B/C$ for grammar to be LL(1) first(B) intersection First(C) should be null otherwise grammar is not LL1.If First(B) contains $\epsilon$ then Follow(A) intersection First(C) should be null. Using this we can say grammar is LL(1) or not without constructing parsing table.

An $\epsilon$ free LL(1) grammar is also SLR(1) and hence LALR(1) and LR(1) too.

answered by Boss (31.9k points)
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@Arjun sir:-

IS the following statement true?

 If a grammar is LL(1) and not containing ϵϵ, then it is SLR(1) and so LALR(1) and LR(1). 
 

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yes it is!
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why?
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An ϵϵ free LL(1) grammar is also SLR(1) and hence LALR(1) and LR(1) too.

Is this true Arjun sir?
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wikki says-

 A ε-free LL(1) grammar is also a SLR(1) grammar. A LL(1) grammar with symbols that have both empty and non-empty derivations is also a LALR(1) grammar. A LL(1) grammar with symbols that have only the empty derivation may or may not be LALR(1).[5]

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So what is the confusing part ?
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yes every LL(1) grammar in not LALR(1).

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Still what is wrong with the given statement?
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Can we say a grammar is also SLR(k),LALR(K),LR(k) if it is a epsilon free LL(k) grammar?
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According to wiki - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LL_grammar
A LL(1) grammar with symbols that have both empty and non-empty derivations is also a LALR(1) grammar. 

is it true? 

+1 vote

Answer is A 

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