Programming Languages

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Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

6.821

As Taught In

Fall 2002

Level

Graduate

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Course Features

Course Description

6.821 teaches the principles of functional, imperative, and logic programming languages. Topics covered include: meta-circular interpreters, semantics (operational and denotational), type systems (polymorphism, inference, and abstract types), object oriented programming, modules, and multiprocessing. The course involves substantial programming assignments and problem sets as well as a significant amount of reading. The course uses the Scheme+ programming language for all of its assignments.

Ernst, Michael. 6.821 Programming Languages, Fall 2002. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-821-programming-languages-fall-2002 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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