School of Computer Science

Module 02578 (2011)

Module description - Compilers & Languages

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Module Title Compilers & Languages
School School of Computer Science
Module Code 06-02578
Level 3/H
Member of Staff Alan Sexton
Semester Semester 2 - 10 credits

2 hrs/week


On successful completion of this module, the student should be able to:

  • explain and apply the formalisms used in compiler construction, such as context-free grammars
  • perform the main analyses and transformations used in compilation
  • Sessional: 1.5 hr examination (80%), continuous assessment (20%).
  • Supplementary: 1.5 hr examination (100%).