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dedalus · 2008-03-14 · Original thread
The fundamental book to read would be "Introduction to Automata Theory, Languages, and Computation" (

Then proceed to Dragonbook.

After finishing Dragonbook, you might like this Linkers and loaders (

In general follow this guy Jeff Ullman and you would be good(

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