Programming Language Foundations

University of Iowa - 22C: 123 - Graduate Course

Text: Formal Syntax and Semantics of Programming Languages

by Ken Slonneger and Barry Kurtz

Course Objectives

To provide an understanding of formal models of programming language syntax and semantics, in order to provide a deeper understanding of the processes of programming (the construction of correct programs and the formal verification of programs) and programming language definition, design, and implementation.

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    Chapter 1 Chapter 2
    Chapter 3
    Chapter 4
    Chapter 5
    Chapter 6
    Chapter 7
    Chapter 8
    Chapter 9
    Chapter 10
    Chapter 11
    Chapter 12
    Chapter 13
    Appendix A Appendix B

    Semantic Prototyping: Implementing Action Semantics in SML

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