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Modern Compiler Implementation in ML

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  • Date Published: July 2004
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521607643

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  • This new, expanded textbook describes all phases of a modern compiler: lexical analysis, parsing, abstract syntax, semantic actions, intermediate representations, instruction selection via tree matching, dataflow analysis, graph-coloring register allocation, and runtime systems. It includes good coverage of current techniques in code generation and register allocation, as well as functional and object-oriented languages, that are missing from most books. In addition, more advanced chapters are now included so that it can be used as the basis for two-semester or graduate course. The most accepted and successful techniques are described in a concise way, rather than as an exhaustive catalog of every possible variant. Detailed descriptions of the interfaces between modules of a compiler are illustrated with actual C header files. The first part of the book, Fundamentals of Compilation, is suitable for a one-semester first course in compiler design. The second part, Advanced Topics, which includes the advanced chapters, covers the compilation of object-oriented and functional languages, garbage collection, loop optimizations, SSA form, loop scheduling, and optimization for cache-memory hierarchies.

    • Keeps up with the revolution in computer architecture since 1985, covering current techniques in instruction selection, code generation, register allocation
    • Excellent coverage of practical back-end code generation issues not available in most texts
    • Well designed implementation project, with chapter-by-chapter programming assignments. Resulting 'student compiler' is simple but high-tech and modern.
    • Uses the C programming language for exercises and examples
    • Four new chapters - Static Single-Assessment Form, Polymorphic Types, Pipelining and Scheduling, and the Memory Heirarchy
    • A new section on parsing with automatic syntax-error repair
    • Sections of the Register Allocation and Canonical Trees chapters have been completely rewritten to improve the clarity of explanation
    • All chapters have more pencil-and-paper exercises and Further Reading sections
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    Product details

    • Date Published: July 2004
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521607643
    • length: 552 pages
    • dimensions: 245 x 191 x 31 mm
    • weight: 0.96kg
    • contains: 80 b/w illus. 34 tables 117 exercises
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Fundamentals of Compilation:
    1. Introduction
    2. Lexical analysis
    3. Parsing
    4. Abstract syntax
    5. Semantic analysis
    6. Activation records
    7. Translation to intermediate code
    8. Basic blocks and traces
    9. Instruction selection
    10. Liveness analysis
    11. Register allocation
    12. Putting it all together
    Part II. Advanced Topics:
    13. Garbage collection
    14. Object-oriented languages
    15. Functional programming languages
    16. Polymorphic types
    17. Dataflow analysis
    18. Loop optimizations
    19. Static single-assignment form
    20. Pipelining and scheduling
    21. The memory hierarchy
    Appendix.

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • Analysis of Programming Languages
  • Author

    Andrew W. Appel, Princeton University, New Jersey

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