# Is it essential to learn data structures before automata theory?

*From*: "Student Body" <studentbody@xxxxxxxxx>*Date*: 15 Aug 2006 04:11:33 -0700

Is it essential to learn data structures before automata and formal

language theory, or is some mathematical maturity enough? If so, why?

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