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parser

[′pär·sər]
(computer science)
The portion of a computer program that carries out parsing operations.

parser

(language)
An algorithm or program to determine the syntactic structure of a sentence or string of symbols in some language. A parser normally takes as input a sequence of tokens output by a lexical analyser. It may produce some kind of abstract syntax tree as output. One of the best known parser generators is yacc.

parser

A routine that analyzes a continuous flow of text-based input and breaks it into its constituent parts. See parse.
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Uma desvantagem dessa analise e rapidamente evidenciada pela aplicacao do parser, por meio do Donatus, a exemplos triviais, o que, sem o recurso do computador, demandaria muita paciencia e elevadas habilidades matematicas.
Each experiment was carried out either with the MSTP parser or the Malt parser in the role of the base parsers.
Supporting SystemVerilog with our SystemVerilog Parser gives EDA developers the means to support this powerful language inside their design tools, and hence providing a large group of end-users, essentially design engineers, with access to the language.
Once I had a functional parser and pieces of code to send the files to it, I was able to begin developing an XSL file in order to display my data.
The second type, which consults DTDs or schemas to check the document for conformance to the respective XML-related language, is called a validating parser.
The added complexity can make the new schemas harder to understand and increase the memory footprint for the parser.
2) Use partial evaluation, an automatic program transformation, to turn the general parser into a generator of efficient parsers.
Furthermore, it is assumed that deciding between the legitimate parses is the responsibility not of the parser but, rather, of some syntactic disambiguation unit working either in parallel with the parser or as a postparsing process.
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Advancing high-performance programmable logic tools for network infrastructure systems, Tabula, said its recently launched version of the Stylus compiler is able to process code written with SystemVerilog syntax through the use of the SystemVerilog parser.
The parser has a high attachment score (accuracy), and it is robust.