Computer Science

CS4905Introduction to Compiler Construction (O)4 ch (3C 2*L) [P]

Introduces the primary concepts and methodologies used to build compilers. Covers lexical analysis, predictive and LR parsing, compiler compilers and error handling. Syntax-directed translation using abstract parse trees, visitors, symbol tables and type checking. Object code generation including the activation record stack, parameter passing, intermediate representation trees, instruction selection, tree tiling and register allocation.

Prerequisite: CS 2333