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Course content

Methods for describing the syntax and semantics of programming languages, including static and dynamic aspects, typing, implementation and run-time systems. Different kinds of programming languages, including functional languages and Prolog.

Learning outcome

To familiarize the students with and enable them to master a selection of theoretical and practical aspects of programming languages, and their construction, definition and implementation.

Admission

Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.

Prerequisites

Formal prerequisite knowledge

In addition to fulfilling the Higher Education Entrance Qualification, applicants have to meet the following special admission requirements:

  • Mathematics R1 or Mathematics (S1+S2)

The special admission requirements may also be covered by equivalent studies from Norwegian upper secondary school or by other equivalent studies. Read more about special admission requirements (in Norwegian).

Recommended previous knowledge

INF2220 - Algorithms and Data Structures/INF1020 - Algorithms and data structures (discontinued)/INF 110.

Overlapping courses

Teaching

2 hours of lectures and 2 hours of problem sessions per week. Mandatory assignments must be completed during the course. Rules for mandatory assignments.

Examination

A 4 hour written digital examination at the end of the semester. The mandatory assignments must be approved prior to the exam.

Examination support material

All written and printed exam resources are allowed.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.

Explanations and appeals

Resit an examination

Students who can document a valid reason for absence from the regular examination are offered a postponed examination at the beginning of the next semester.

Re-scheduled examinations are not offered to students who withdraw during, or did not pass the original examination.

Withdrawal from an examination

It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.

It will also be counted as one of your three attempts to sit the exam for this course, if you sit the exam for one of the following courses: IN211 and INF4110

Special examination arrangements

Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.

Evaluation

The course is subject to continuous evaluation. At regular intervals we also ask students to participate in a more comprehensive evaluation.

Other

It is strongly recommended to attend the first lecture since it will be given important information.

Facts about this course

Credits

10

Level

Bachelor

Teaching

Every autumn

Examination

Every autumn

Teaching language

Norwegian (English on request)