CISC 3390 Compiler Construction

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CIS 29.
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3 hours; 3 credits

Review of programming language structures, translation, loading, execution, and storage allocation. Compilation of simple expressions and statements. Organization of a compiler including compile-time and run-time symbol tables, lexical scan, object code generation, error diagnostics, object code optimization techniques, and overall design. Use of compiler-writing languages and bootstrapping.

Prerequisite: Computer and Information Science 2.10 or 2.20 or 2.30 or 2.40 or 1150 [2.50] or 1170 [2.70] or 2.85; 2210 [11]; and 21 or 3130 [22].

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