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Program Analysis and Understanding

Prerequisite: CMSC330; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department; or permission of instructor. Techniques for static analysis of source code and modern programming paradigms. Analysis techniques: data flow analysis, program dependence graphs, program slicing, abstract interpretation. The meaning of programs: denotational semantics, partial evaluation. Advanced treatment of abstraction mechanisms: polymorphic types, operation overloading, inheritance, object-oriented programming and ML-like programming languages.

Fall 2021

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Average rating: 4.09

Fall 2020

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Average rating: 4.50

Past Semesters

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Average GPA: 3.45 between 201 students

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