Can terms “interpreter” and “processor” be used interchangeably?

I do not ask you to respect that the processor is a physical black box whereas interpreter implementation is not that clear. As CS, you must look at the functionality aspect -- both processor (phys... | Continue reading | 2 months ago


I have used FSM in Digital sequential Circuit designs. But I am unfamiliar with Finite Automata. Can somebody help me in understanding 'basic' difference between the two ? | Continue reading | 3 months ago

Is legislation NP-complete?

I would like to know if there has been any work relating legal code to complexity. In particular, suppose we have the decision problem "Given this law book and this particular set of circumstances,... | Continue reading | 8 months ago

How does an operating system create entropy for random seeds?

On Linux, the files /dev/random and /dev/urandom files are the blocking and non-blocking (respectively) sources of pseudo-random bytes. They can be read as normal files:$ hexdump /dev/random00... | Continue reading | 11 months ago