ln001 - Welcome - CSC 301 CSC 301- Foundations of...

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Welcome - CSC 301 CSC 301- Foundations of Programming Languages Instructor: Dr. Lutz Hamel Email: hamel@cs.uri.edu Office: Tyler, Rm 251 Office Hours: Tu 2:30-3:30pm W 11am-12pm TA: Shaun Joseph Email: josephs@cs.uri.edu Office Hours: TBA Special Features Online lecture notes Online grade book: www.engrade.com/csc301fall2010
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Languages? Amazing variety One of the moderated email lists counted ~2300 different programming languages (comp.lang.*) “Strange” controversies Should a programming language have a ‘goto’ statement? Should an OO language allow for global functions? Terminology: argument vs. actual parameter. Many connections Programming languages touch upon virtually all areas of computer science: from the mathematical theory of formal languages and automata to the implementation of operating systems . Intriguing evolution Programming languages change! New ideas and experiences trigger new languages.
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