- Subject notes
LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
The subject involves two 1-hour lectures per week followed by a 1-hour tuorial. Weekly tutorial problems are assigned and discussed in class. The programming project is pivotal, as the subject relies heavily on learning-by-doing. Students work in small groups to implement a compiler for a non-trivial programming language. The project is staged, allowing for review and feedback throughout, including student peer review activity. In-plenum discussion of the project is allowed, and encouraged.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
The subject uses online reading materials and an online discussion forum. It offers advance access to teaching materials, including slides used in lectures.
CAREERS / INDUSTRY LINKS
An understanding of program translation techniques, including parsing technologies, is essential in software engineering and software development and maintenance.
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Course Master of Science (Computer Science) Course Master of Philosophy - Engineering Course Master of Data Science Course Doctor of Philosophy - Engineering Course Master of Information Technology Course Ph.D.- Engineering Specialisation (formal) Software Specialisation (formal) Computing Specialisation (formal) Distributed Computing Informal specialisation Computer Science Major Computer Science
- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
Additional information for this subject
Subject coordinator approval required
- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.
Last updated: 3 November 2022