CS 4120

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

An introduction to the specification and implementation of modern compilers. Topics covered include lexical scanning, parsing, type checking, code generation and translation, an introduction to program analysis and optimization, and compile-time and run-time support for modern programming languages. As part of the course, students will build a working compiler for an object-oriented language.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: CS 3110 or permission of instructor and CS 3420 or CS 3410. Corequisite: CS 4121.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Combined with: CS 5120

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16873CS 4120  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Myers, A

  • Must be taken concurrently with CS 4121. Enrollment limited to CIS students only. All others may add themselves to the waitlist during Add/Drop. Please go to http://www.cs.cornell.edu/courseinfo/enrollment for updates.