Organization of Programming Languages

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Course No: 91.301; Last Offered: Summer 2013;

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.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: 91.250 or equivalent; requires Graduate Coordinator permission.
  • Special Notes:
  • Credits: 3;

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