Organization of Programming Languages

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: 94.301; Last Offered: Summer 2012;

Course 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. 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.

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  • Credits: 3;

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