2017-2018 Samford University Catalog 
    
    Jun 19, 2024  
2017-2018 Samford University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

COSC 325 - Languages and Theory (4)


Study of the history of programming languages and styles; programming paradigms; language features supporting parallel and distributed computing; formal language theory, special purpose languages, automata, syntax, grammars, semantics, bindings, symbol tables, data types, scoping, parameter passing, abstract data types, computability and solvability, and complexity classes; design and implementation of (part of) a compiler; simulation of theoretical machines such as finite state automata; empirical comparisons of various algorithms and programming paradigms; and utility of interactive tools and environments. Prereqs: COSC 200  and COSC 210 , and MATH 240 , with grades of C or better. Offered: Spring.



Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)