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Author Gries, David ♦ Feldman, Jerome
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Semantics ♦ Translator ♦ Metacompiler ♦ Translator writing system ♦ Meta-assembler ♦ Syntax-directed ♦ Syntactic analysis ♦ Macroprocessor ♦ Syntax ♦ Compiler compiler-compiler ♦ Generator ♦ Parser
Abstract A critical review of recent efforts to automate the writing of translators of programming languages is presented. The formal study of syntax and its application to translator writing are discussed in Section II. Various approaches to automating the postsyntactic (semantic) aspects of translator writing are discussed in Section III, and several related topics in Section IV.
Description Affiliation: Stanford Univ., Stanford, CA (Feldman, Jerome; Gries, David)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 11
Issue Number 2
Page Count 37
Starting Page 77
Ending Page 113


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Source: ACM Digital Library