CISC 7140X Functional Programming Languages

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CIS 709.1.
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37 hours plus conference and independent work; 3 credits

Backus's algebra of functional programs. The functional programming languages UNIX FP, ML, HOPE, IFP, and FL. Syntax and semantics of functional programming languages. Machine architectures for functional programming. Specialized specification and symbolic simulation of functional programs.

Prerequisite: A course in discrete structures; and one of the following: Computer and Information Science 7224X [724X], a course in formal languages, or a course in programming languages.

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