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This package provides a simple automaton implementation for Python.

Project description


This package provides a simple automaton implementation for Python.

1. Installation

1.1. Using pip

Simply run the usual installation command for pip:

pip install jlvandenhout-automaton

1.2. From source

To install from the latest source code, clone this repository and install from the repository:

git clone
cd automaton
pip install .

2. Basic usage

from random import choices

from jlvandenhout.automaton import Automaton
from jlvandenhout.graph import Graph

graph = Graph()
graph.edges.set("ice", "water", "heat")
graph.edges.set("water", "vapor", "heat")
graph.edges.set("vapor", "vapor", "heat")
graph.edges.set("vapor", "water", "cool")
graph.edges.set("water", "ice", "cool")
graph.edges.set("ice", "ice", "cool")

def follow(edge, symbol=None):
    return symbol == edge.get()

automaton = Automaton(graph, choices(list(graph.nodes)), graph.nodes, follow)

print("We start with", automaton.nodes.pop())
for symbol in choices(list(automaton.symbols), k=10):
    print(f"After {symbol}ing we have", automaton.nodes.pop())

3. Support

If you have any questions, suggestions or found a bug, please open an issue in the issue tracker.

4. Contributing


5. License

Refer to GNU General Public License v3 (GPLv3).

6. Changelog


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