Programming Language Design Paradigms
King's College London
Area of Study
Computer Programming, Computer Science, Information Sciences
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
To introduce alternative languages and paradigms and the trade-offs in alternative language choices.
By the end of the module, a student should be able to describe languages in enough detail and sufficiently
formally so that their essential aspects can be understood and distinguished clearly.
The role of programming languages:
Syntax, Semantics, Implementation
General features, variables, assignment, control statements, blocks
Operational Semantics: Abstract Machines, Structural Operational Semantics
Functional programming languages:
General features, function definitions, recursion
Logic programming languages:
Operational Semantics: resolution, unification
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