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TKO_8916 Compilers 5 ECTS
Organised by
Computer Science
Person in charge
Olli Nevalainen
Preceding studies
Basic programming knowledge.

Learning outcomes

The student will learn the basic theory of compiler and interpreter construction. He can apply his knowledge when implementing simple systems programs.


The topics include formal languages, lexical analysis, parsing, semantic analysis, storage allocation and code generation.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 48 h 0 h

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
Written exam

The course can also be arranged as a self-study course.


Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

Text-book: Aho, Sethi, Ullman: Compilers: Principles, Techniques and Tools, PrenticeHall 2003.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Future Technologies
Department of Future Technologies
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Future Technologies
DP in Computer Science
DP in Electr. and Communication Technology
Finnish Study Modules