CISC *7132X Declarative Programming
37½ hours plus conference and independent work; 3 credits
Functional, logic, and constraint programming paradigms and languages. Logic programming concepts: logic variables, unification, recursion, and backtracking. Constraint solving and constraint programming. Functional programming concepts: lambda calculus, pattern-matching, high-order functions, strong typing, polymorphism, and lazy evaluation. Declarative programming languages: Prolog, Haskell, and CLP (Constraint Logic Programming).
Prerequisite: A course in discrete structures and a course in data structures; Computer and Information Science 7110X [707X] or 7310X [704X] or 7510X [717.1X].
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