COMP SCI 7204 - Advanced Programming Paradigms

North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2015

A selection of topics from the following: Fundamental models of computation, illustrated by the lambda calculus. Different approaches to programming: functional and logic paradigms. Fundamental concepts of programming languages, including abstraction, binding, parameter passing, scope, control abstractions. Programming models expressed via Scheme: substitution model; map/reduce programming; environment model; object oriented model; a compositional programming model. Examples in application: map/reduce programming in Google and with Hadoop; flow-oriented programming for composition of web-services. Cloud computing platforms and programming models.

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