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CMSC 430:   Design and Implementation of Programming Languages

CMSC 430: Design and Implementation of Programming Languages

Fall, 2020

Lectures: Tuesday & Thursday, 2:00pm Eastern - 3:15pm Eastern, Online

Professor: José Manuel Calderón Trilla

CMSC 430 is an introduction to compilers. Its major goal is to arm students with the ability to design, implement, and extend a programming language. Throughout the course, students will design and implement several related languages.





José Manuel Calderón Trilla


Tue/Thur 12pm-1:30pm EST

Tasnim Kabir


Friday 9am-11am (EST)

Alex Taber


Tue/Thur 3:30-5:00 PM EST

Vyas Gupta


M/W 2-3:30pm EST

Communications: Email

Assumptions: This course assumes you know the material in CMSC 330 and CMSC 216. In particular, you need to know how to program in a functional programming language like OCaml and some familiarity with programming in C and Assembly. See the Texts page for references to brush up on this material.

Disclaimer: All information on this web page is tentative and subject to change. Any substantive change will be accompanied with an announcement to the class via ELMS.