|Short Description:||Comparative Program Languages|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Sciences|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|ASCED code :||020101 - Formal Language Theory|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
Pre-req: CSC2408; and
Pre-req or Co-req: CSC2402; or
Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GDTI or GCSC or GCEN or METC or MCOT or MCTE or MCOP or MPIT
Enrolment is not permitted in CSC3403 if CIS3001 has been previously completed
Students who do not meet the pre-requisite requirements must obtain approval of the examiner and the program coordinator to be enrolled in this course.
Students who have enrolled in or completed CSC8503 Principles of Programming Languages cannot not enrol in this course.
This course addresses the principles of programming languages. The course emphasizes the interpretation of the structure and the semantics of programming languages. Students examines the major elements of languages such as types, objects, names, scopes, expressions, functions, procedures, parameters and control structures. Run-time storage management is also covered in detail. Students will demonstrate a deep understanding of the semantics and the implementation of programming languages.