Programming Languages I


Code 3.4.3061.6
Semester 6th
Flow L - Computer Software
Category Obligatory (half flow)
Credits 5
Class Hours - Lab Hours 3 - 1
Lecturers Nikolaos Papaspyrou, Petros Potikas (T & R Associates)
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Description

This course studies the theoretical basis of modern programming languages and main aspects of their design and implementation.
Historical introduction to programming languages, design considerations, principles of lexical and syntax analysis, data types and their operations. Introduction to strongly typed functional programming languages using a suitable language (e.g., ML or Haskell). Type inference and polymorphism. Names and scopes. Activation records. Introduction to object-oriented programming languages using a suitable language (e.g. C++, Java or C#). Memory management. Exception handling. Parameters and parameter passing. Introduction to logic programming languages and their foundations using Prolog.