Finite State Machine
- Finite state machine
finite state machine A model of a computational system, consisting of a set of states (including a start state), an alphabet of symbols that serves as a set of possible inputs to the machine, and a transition function that maps each state to another state (or to itself) for any given input symbol. The machine […]
noun 1. a verb form that distinguishes person, number, and tense, and also mood or aspect, as opens in She opens the door.
/ˈfaɪnaɪtˌɪzəm/ noun 1. (philosophy, logic) the view that only those entities may be admitted to mathematics that can be constructed in a finite number of steps, and only those propositions entertained whose truth can be proved in a finite number of steps Compare intuitionism
[fi-nee-toh] /fɪˈni toʊ/ adjective, Informal. 1. finished; ended. noun phrase The putative mathematical constant by which a wrong answer is multiplied to get a right answer (1950s+)