Dr Xu Liu

Dr. Xu Liu

Computer Science

Phone: 919-515-9605
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CSC 512 Compiler Construction

3 Credit Hours

The course will concentrate on the theory and practice of compiler-writing. Topics to be covered will include techniques for parsing, code generation, and optimization. Furthermore, the theoretical underpinnings of compilers such as LR parsing will be covered. Finally, the students will be exposed to compiler construction tools, and will obtain hands-on experience in building a compiler for a small programming language. Besides the listed prerequisite courses, other helpful courses include CSC 253, CSC 224, CSC 234, and MA 121.


Graduate standing and CSC 316 and CSC 333 or equivalent classes.

Computer and Software Requirements

Please review minimum computer specifications recommended by NC State University and Engineering Online.

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Created 4/15/2022


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