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Programming Language Syntax and Semantics (Prentice-Hall International Series in Computer Science)

David A. Watt

Programming Language Syntax and Semantics (Prentice-Hall International Series in Computer Science)

by David A. Watt

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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Computer Programming,
  • Semantics,
  • Programming - General,
  • Computers - Languages / Programming,
  • Computer Books: Operating Systems,
  • Syntax,
  • Programming languages (Electro,
  • Programming languages (Electronic computers)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9298486M
    ISBN 100137262744
    ISBN 109780137262748

    Syntax and semantics Comments Literals Nil Bool Integers Floats Char String Symbol Array Hash Range Regex. The syntax of a programming language is the form of its expressions, statements, and program units. Its semantics is the meaning of those expressions, statements, and program units. For example, the syntax of a Java while statement is. while (boolean_expr) statement The semantics of this statement form is that when the current value of the Boolean expression is true, the embedded statement is.

    Syntax: Semantics: The grammar of a language is called Syntax. Semantics deals with the meaning of a sentence. Syntax errors can be caught at compilation time and are easy to track. Semantics errors are hard to find. They are mostly encountered at runtime, or .   Similarly, in a programming language, your grammar (syntax rules) may allow ID EQUALS ID but the language may only allow the sentence if the text matched for ID does not represent a type name (a semantic rule). When you write an ANTLR grammar, you are specifying the set of syntax rules obeyed by your language.

    In programming language theory, semantics is the field concerned with the rigorous mathematical study of the meaning of programming does so by evaluating the meaning of syntactically valid strings defined by a specific programming language, showing the computation involved. In such a case that the evaluation would be of syntactically invalid strings, the result would be non. Software Languages Syntax, Semantics, and Metaprogramming. Authors: Lämmel, Ralf Free Preview. The first textbook on software language engineering, with a strong focus on application areas such as domain-specific languages, software composition, and software reverse engineering The functional programming language Haskell dominates the book Brand: Springer International Publishing.


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Programming Language Syntax and Semantics (Prentice-Hall International Series in Computer Science) by David A. Watt Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book introduces students to the formal methods of specifying the syntax and semantics of programming languages. For syntax, context-free grammars (BNF) and regular expressions are covered. For semantics, the methods of algebraic semantics, denotational semantics and action semantics are : David A.

Watt, Muffy Thomas. Formal Syntax and Semantics of Programming Languages: A Laboratory Based Approach presents a panorama of techniques in formal syntax, operational semantics and formal semantics.

Using a teaching/learning perspective rather than a research-oriented approach, an understanding of the meta-languages is accessible to anyone with a basic grounding in discrete mathematics and programming language Cited by: This book introduces students to the formal methods of specifying the syntax and semantics of programming languages.

For syntax, context-free grammars (BNF) and regular expressions are covered. For semantics, the methods of algebraic semantics, denotational semantics and action semantics are covered. Bondorf A and Palsberg J Compiling actions by partial evaluation Proceedings of the conference on Functional programming languages and computer architecture, () Slonneger K Denotational semantics of a calculator Proceedings of the ACM conference on Computer science, ().

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Formal Syntax and Semantics of Programming Languages: A Laboratory Based Approach presents a panorama of techniques in formal syntax, operational semantics and formal semantics. Using a teaching/learning perspective rather than a research-oriented approach, an understanding of the meta-languages is accessible to anyone with a basic grounding in discrete mathematics and programming language.

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