CISC *7120X Programming Languages and Compilers

37 hours plus conference and independent work; 3 credits

Formal languages for language specification (regular expressions and context-free grammars), scanning and parsing, programming paradigms and their characteristics, imperative programming, object-oriented programming, functional programming, logic and constraint programming, scripting languages, concurrent programming, language implementation techniques, virtual machines, run-time systems and memory management.

Prerequisite: A course in data structures; and a course in discrete structures.

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