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COMP.3010 Organization of Programming Languages (Formerly 91.301)

Id: 008076 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3

Description

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.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: COMP.2010 Computing III.

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