M W 5:30-6:50
Catalog Description: A study of context-free and LR(k) grammars, parsing, lexical analysis, syntax and semantics, code generation, optimization, and error diagnostics. Students will write a simple translator.
The objectives of the course are to get insight into how compilers work and how they are implemented. To this end, each student will be required to write a simple compiler.
Prerequisite: CMPS5313 waived.
Writing a simple compiler that is broken into five programming assignments:
Additional assignments, quizzes
Midterm exam (with open books and notes)
Final exam (with open books and notes)
Follows standard grading policy:
90-100 A; 80-89 B; 70-79 C; 60-69 D; 0-59 F
Policy for late programs and grading available at Programming Assignment Policy
Attendance: You are required to attend all class lectures. If you miss a lecture, it is your responsibility to obtain notes from a fellow student. Office hours are not meant for individual lectures. Attendance will be taken throughout the semester at the discretion of the instructor. Three unexcused absences may result in the student being reported to the Dean of Students. Make-up lecture exams will not be permitted without a valid university excuse. If you are forced to miss an exam, arrangements must be made with the instructor prior to the exam date.
Class Participation The University expects regular attendance by students in each course. Class attendance is useful to the student as a means of acquiring knowledge and clarification, and is a prerequisite for class participation. Class participation is the active engagement in questions and answers, taking part in analyses of business situations, and contribution of comments in class sessions. (See the MSU Student Handbook Class Attendance Policy.)
Makeup Exams and Quizzes: There is one midterm and one final exam. The only acceptable reason for missing an exam is with a valid university excuse (e.g., excuse from the doctor, death in the immediate family, etc.) A makeup exam will only be given to those students who have a valid excuse. If you know ahead of time that you will miss an exam, please see me.
Behavior "All students enrolled at the University shall follow the tenets of common decency and acceptable behavior conducive to a positive learning environment." (See the MSU Student Handbook Standards of Conduct)
Academic integrity is the pursuit of scholarly activity free from fraud and deception and is an educational objective of this institution. Academic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to, cheating, plagiarizing, fabricating of information or citations, facilitating acts of academic dishonesty by others, having unauthorized possession of examinations, submitting work of another person or work previously used without informing the instructor, or tampering with the academic work of other students (See the MSU Student Handbook Standards of Conduct)
Plagiarism: Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any evidence of plagiarism will result in no credit for that assignment for the first offense. The second offense will result in an F in the course.