94.301 Organization of Programming Languages

Organization of Programming Languages

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 30805
Status Active

Analytical approach to the study of programming languages. Description of the salient features of the imperative, functional, logical, and object-oriented programming paradigms in a suitable metalanguage such as Scheme. Topics include iteration, recursion, higher-order functions, types, inheritance, unification, message passing, orders of evaluation, and scope rules. Elementary syntactic and semantic descriptions. Implementation of simple interpreters. Note: This course is for CS graduate students needing to fulfill prerequisite requirements. It is not available to CS undergraduates without specific permission from the Undergraduate Coordinator.