PyOhio 2011: Python, Parsing and You

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Python, Parsing, and You

Presented by Tim Henderson

Tim Henderson Python is a fantastic language to write text processing tools in, including full fledged parsers. In this tutorial I will briefly cover Recursive Descent, Top Down Predictive and LALR Parsing. The tools used will include PLY and a Top Down Predictive Parsing framework of my own construction. I will expect the audience to be familiar with the following concepts: Context Free Grammars, Regular Expressions, ...