Tuesday 3:30 - 4:45 pm, CIWW 101
Thursday 3:30 - 4:45 pm, CIWW 101
Professor Amir Pnueli
Instructor: Amir Pnueli
Office hours: WWH505, Tuesday and Thursday 2-3 pm, or by appointment.
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Aho, Lam, Sethi, and Ullman: Compilers, principles, Techniques and
Scott: Programming Language Pragmatics.
A nice balance of language issues and implementation issues, with substantial
elementary information about compiler structures and organization.
Additional recommended readings:
Fraser and Hanson: a retargetable C compiler
(Benjamin Cummings, 1996)
Good treatment of the machine-description techniques used among others by
the GCC family of compilers.
Muchnick: advanced compiler design and
implementation (Morgan Kaufman, 1997)
Excellent treatment of code generation and optimization issues for
a variety of processors.
Appel : modern compiler implementation in C : basic
Also available in ML and Java versions.
Dewar & Smosna : Microprocessors, a programmer's
perspective (Mc-Graw Hill)
An excellent survey of what a software engineer needs to know
Course outline and Class
Assignment 1: lexical analysis , due
October 15, 2007
Assignment 2: Algorithms on grammars (postscript),
PDF, due November 13, 2007
The course involves the construction of a compiler for a simple imperative
Lexer Assignment, due October, 15, 2007.
- Parser Assignment, due October 30, 2007.
Semantic Analysis Assignment (postscript),
PDF, due November 22, 2007.
Intermediate Code Generation (postscript),
PDF, due December 4, 2007.
Assembly Code Generation, due December 23, 2007.
Test Programs for Compiler Project