CSCI1730

(Formerly CS173 )

Design and Implementation of Programming Languages

Instructor(s):
Course Home Page:
http://cs.brown.edu/courses/csci1730/
Location: CIT 368
Meeting Time: D: MWF 11:00-11:50
Exam Group: 04: 12/17/2015 at 2:00 P.M.
Semester: 1 (Fall)
Offered This Year?  Yes
When Offered? Most Years

Description

This course explores the principles of modern programming languages by implementing them. Examines linguistic features, especially control operators such as first-class functions, exceptions and continuations. This leads to a study of data and their types, including polymorphism, type inference and type soundness. The course conludes by examining compiler and run-time system topics such as continuation-passing style and garbage collection. Prerequisite: CSCI0160, CSCI0180 or CSCI0190. Preferred: CSCI0220, either CSCI 0320 or CSCI 0330, and CSCI0510, or instructor’s permission.

CRN: 16542