Loyola University Chicago

Department of Computer Science

COMP 382: Introduction to Compilers

Credit hours

3

Prerequisites

Comp 264 (old 260) and Comp 313

Description

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.

Outcome

Students will learn how a compiler is built.