Subject: Computer Science
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 2 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Computer Science


Introduction to the systematic construction of a compiler: context-free and regular grammars, scanners, attribute grammars, parsing, syntax trees, runtime organization, symbol tables, internal representations, compile-time error handling, semantic analysis, storage allocation, code generation, linking, byte code, interpreters. Students will use compiler construction tools in a term project.

Prerequisite(s): CMPT 215 or CME 331.3; and CMPT 360.
Note: CMPT 340 recommended.

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