2016-2017 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
CIS 461 - Compiler Design and Construction
Basics of compiler construction. Topics include lexical analysis, grammars for programming languages, parsing algorithms, symbol table construction and management, code generation and optimization. A term project consists of writing a compiler for a specified language. (3-0-0) Offered fall semester of even-numbered years. Prerequisites: CIS 251, CIS 263, and admitted to CIS major.