COMP 471: Programming Languages

Course Information

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There are over two thousand programming languages.

Description

This course studies several languages that represent the much smaller number of underlying principles and paradigms. An understanding of key principles and paradigms underlying the design and implementation of commonly used programming languages; exposure to formal mechanisms for describing language syntax and semantics; programming experience in several representative languages.

Outcome

An understanding of key principles and paradigms underlying the design and implementation of commonly used programming languages; exposure to formal mechanisms for describing language syntax and semantics; programming experience in several representative languages.

Syllabi

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