Backus-Naur form

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Etymology[edit]

From the names of computer science pioneers John Backus and Peter Naur.

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Backus-Naur form (plural Backus-Naur forms)

  1. (computing) A formal notation for context-free grammars.

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  • Abbreviation: BNF

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