Compilers


Code 3.4.3186.8
Semester 8th
Flow L - Computer Software
Category Obligatory by selection
Credits 4
Class Hours - Lab Hours 2 - 2
Lecturers Kostis Sagonas
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Description

Introduction: compilers and related tools, compilation phases, organization of a compiler. Formal languages: notations, automata, grammars. Scanning: tokens, design of the scanner. Parsing: design of a bottom-up and top-down parser. Symbol tables. Semantic analysis: type systems and checking. Intermediate code generation: forms of intermediate code, syntax directed translation. Final code generation: the target machine, memory management and activation records, simple final code generation, instruction selection, register allocation. Code optimization. Tools for automatic compiler generation: lex/flex, yacc/bison, meta-compilers. Lab: design and implementation of a compiler for a hypothetical programming language.