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 Concepts of Programming Languages - COMP3161
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Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.125 (more info)
Contact Hours per Week: 3
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisite: COMP2011 or COMP2711 or COMP2911.
Fee Band: 2 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


Programming language paradigms: imperative, object oriented, declarative (i.e., functional and logic). Theoretical foundations of programming languages: syntax, operatational, axiomatic and denotational semantics. Implementation aspects of central language features, such as dynamic and strong typing, polymorphism, overloading and automatic memory management. Abstracting over programming languages and architectures: byte code approach, component software.

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