6.035 Computer Language Engineering (SMA 5502), Fall 2002
Author(s)Amarasinghe, Saman P.; Rinard, Martin C.
Computer Language Engineering (SMA 5502)
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Analyzes issues associated with the implementation of higher-level programming languages. Fundamental concepts, functions, and structures of compilers. The interaction of theory and practice. Using tools in building software. Includes a multi-person project on compiler design and implementation. Six extra units possible via registration for 6.907 if instructor approves. From the course home page: Course Description This course analyzes issues associated with the implementation of high-level programming languages. Topics covered include: fundamental concepts, functions, and structures of compilers, basic program optimization techniques, the interaction of theory and practice, and using tools in building software. The course features a multi-person project on design and implementation of a compiler that is written in Java® and generates MIPS executable machine code. This course is worth 8 Engineering Design Points.
computer language, computer language engineering, high-level programming, compilers, program optimization, software, Java, MIPS, machine code, Engineering -- Data processing