CS264 Course Information

Who's running this show?

Prof. Susan Graham
771 Soda Hall, 642-2059

Allen B. Downey
577 Soda Hall, 642-8290

Office hours to be announced.

Are there prerequisites?

Yup, cs164 or better.

Is there a book?

One required text, The Red Dragon Book, also known as:

A. Aho, R. Sethi, and J. D. Ullman,
Compilers: Principles, Techniques, and Tools
2nd edition, Addison-Wesley, 1986.

Although only a few lectures will be on material covered only in the text, it is the reference for background material assumed in the course.

Will there be assignments?


Will there be exams?

There will be three exams, each covering one third of the course material.