CS 164. Programming Languages and Compilers


Catalog Description: (4 units) Survey of programming languages. The design of modern programming languages. Principles and techniques of scanning, parsing, semantic analysis, code generation, and run-time systems. Implementation of compilers, interpreters, and assemblers. Overview of run-time organization and error handling.

Prerequisites: CS 61B and CS 61C.

Course objectives: Understanding of programming language design and implementation. Practical experience in the construction of language processors (interpreters, compilers).

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