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Course INF-32-55-K-5

Compiler and Language Processing Tools (3V+3U, 8.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- K Lecture with exercise classes (V/U) 8.0 CP 156 h
3 V Lecture 42 h
3 U Exercise class (in small groups) 42 h
(3V+3U) 8.0 CP 84 h 156 h


CP, Effort 8.0 CP = 240 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [5] Master (Entry Level)
Language [EN] English
Area of study [INF-SE] Software-Engineering
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active

Possible Study achievement

  • Verification of study performance: proof of successful participation in the exercise classes (ungraded)
  • Details of the examination (type, duration, criteria) will be announced at the beginning of the course.


  • Syntax analysis: specification of the syntax for formal languages
  • Lexical analysis: scanning, scanner generation, use of scanner generators
  • Context-free analysis: parsing, parser generation, application of parser generators
  • Translation techniques for procedural and object-oriented languages
  • Intermediate languages
  • Semantic analysis and optimization techniques
  • Translation into machine-oriented languages (register allocation, code generation)
  • Automatic memory management


  • Andrew W. Appel, Jens Palsberg: Modern Compiler Implementation in Java, 2nd edition. Cambridge University Press 2002, ISBN 0-521-82060-X.
  • Alfred V. Aho, Ravi Sethi, Jeffrey D. Ullman: Compilers: Principles, Techniques, and Tools. Addison-Wesley series in computer science / World student series edition, Addison-Wesley1986, ISBN 0-201-10088-6, pp. I-X, 1-796.

References to Course [INF-32-55-K-5]

Module Name Context
[INF-32-55-M-5] Compiler and Language Processing Tools P: Obligatory 3V+3U, 8.0 LP
Course-Pool Name
[INF-SE_V-KPOOL-6] Lectures of the teaching area Software Engineering