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Loyola University Chicago

Department of Computer Science

COMP 382: Introduction to Compilers

Credit hours



Comp 264 (old 260) and Comp 313


This course covers the basics of writing a compiler to translate from a simple high-level language to machine code. Topics include lexical analysis, top-down and LR parsing, syntax-directed translation, and code generation and optimization. Students will write a small compiler.


Students will learn how a compiler is built.


Computer Science Department · Lewis Towers, Suite 520
Water Tower Campus · 820 N. Michigan Avenue · Chicago, Illinois 60611, U.S.A.
Phone: 312.915.7999 · Fax: 312.915.7998 · E-mail: info@cs.luc.edu

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