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PRINCIPLES AND PARADIGMS OF PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES

CODE 90546
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS 6 credits during the 1st year of 10852 COMPUTER SCIENCE (LM-18) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR INF/01
LANGUAGE English
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (COMPUTER SCIENCE )
SEMESTER 2° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

Students will be provided with a deeper and more critical knowledge of programming languages, through the learning of theoretical foundations and the comparison of different paradigms. 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Gaining a deeper and more critical knowledge of programming languages, through the learning of theoretical foundations and the comparison of different paradigms.

TEACHING METHODS

Traditional

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

 

  • Foundations: small-step semantics, type systems, soundness
  • Functional paradigm: lambda calculus, call-by-value and call-by-name, simply-typed lambda-calculus, polymorphism, Hindley-Milner inference. Functional programming in Haskell, lazy evaluation, type classes.
  • Effects: extensions of lambda-calculus with imperative features and exceptions
  • Object-oriented paradigm: subtyping, Featherweight Java
  • Logic paradigm: Prolog syntax, model-theoretic semantics, SLD resolution.
  • Coinduction and coinductive logic programming

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Course notes

Benjamin Pierce, Types and Programming Lannguages

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ELENA ZUCCA (President)

FRANCESCO DAGNINO

DAVIDE ANCONA (Substitute)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Traditional

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam will consist of an oral test and possibly the development of a small project.

 

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
11/02/2022 09:00 GENOVA Esame su appuntamento
22/07/2022 09:00 GENOVA Esame su appuntamento
16/09/2022 09:00 GENOVA Esame su appuntamento
10/02/2023 09:00 GENOVA Esame su appuntamento