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Language design and semantics ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: H Schmidt

Not offered in 2005.

Synopsis: Distinguishing syntax from semantics. Concrete and abstract syntax. Outline of the main approaches for giving meaning to programming languages. Syntax and semantics of object-oriented programming languages. Design and prototyping simple object-oriented programming languages. Semantic analysis of programming languages.

Assessment: Written: 50% + Practical work: 50%

Contact Hours: 4 hours per week

Prohibitions: SFT4040