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A context-free grammar is a set of rules that defines the structure of a formal language. It consists of a set of symbols, a set of non-terminal symbols, a start symbol, and a set of production rules. It is used to generate strings in the formal language.
In order to build L= a^m b^n; m>n, we use context-free grammar to define the structure and rules for generating strings in this language. The non-terminal symbols in the grammar represent the different components of the language (a's and b's), and the production rules dictate how these symbols can be combined to form strings in the language.
One possible production rule for this language could be S → aSb, which means that the start symbol S can be replaced by an 'a' followed by another S and then a 'b'. This rule can be repeated until the desired number of a's and b's is reached, satisfying the condition m>n.
The use of exponentiation in the language L= a^m b^n; m>n is represented by the production rule S → aSb. This rule can be repeated m times, resulting in a string with m a's. Similarly, the rule S → aS can be repeated n times, resulting in a string with n b's. This reflects the mathematical concept of exponentiation, where a base is multiplied by itself a certain number of times, resulting in a number raised to a power.
The condition m>n ensures that the language L= a^m b^n only generates strings where the number of a's is greater than the number of b's. This is important in maintaining the structure and meaning of the language, as the position and quantity of a's and b's can convey different information in a formal language. Without this condition, the grammar may generate strings that do not accurately represent the language.