Spring 2023 Course Descriptions

CS 105-01 Programming Languages

R. Townsend
MW 3:00-4:15, Joyce Cummings Center 270
I+ Block

Principles and application of computer programming languages. Emphasizes ideas and techniques most relevant to practitioners, but includes foundations crucial for intellectual rigor: abstract syntax, lambda calculus, type systems, dynamic semantics. Case studies, reinforced by programming exercises. Grounding sufficient to read professional literature.

Prerequisite: COMP 15 (Data Structures) and one semester of Discrete Mathematics (COMP/MATH 22 or 61).

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