Courses of Study 2018-2019 
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Courses of Study 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS 5120 - Introduction to Compilers

Spring. 3 credits. Student option grading.

Prerequisite: CS 3110  or permission of instructor and CS 3420  or CS 3410 . Corequisite: CS 5121 . Co-meets with CS 4120 /CS 4121 /CS 5121 .


An introduction to the specification and implementation of modern compilers. Topics covered include lexical scanning, parsing, type checking, code generation and translation, an introduction to program analysis and optimization, and compile-time and run-time support for modern programming languages. As part of the course, students will build a working compiler for an object-oriented language.

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