Engineering a Compiler, 2nd Edition

This entirely revised second edition of Engineering a Compiler is full of technical updates and new material covering the latest developments in compiler technology. In this comprehensive text you will learn important techniques for constructing a modern compiler. Leading educators and researchers Keith Cooper and Linda Torczon combine basic principles with pragmatic insights from their experience building state-of-the-art compilers. They will help you fully understand important techniques such as compilation of imperative and object-oriented languages, construction of static single assignment forms, instruction scheduling, and graph-coloring register allocation.

  • In-depth treatment of algorithms and techniques used in the front end of a modern compiler
  • Focus on code optimization and code generation, the primary areas of recent research and development
  • Improvements in presentation including conceptual overviews for each chapter, summaries and review questions for sections, and prominent placement of definitions for new terms
  • Examples drawn from several different programming languages

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Overview of Compilation
Chapter 2. Scanners
Chapter 3. Parsers
Chapter 4. Context-Sensitive Analysis
Chapter 5. Intermediate Representations
Chapter 6. The Procedure Abstraction
Chapter 7. Code Shape
Chapter 8. Introduction to Optimization
Chapter 9. Data-Flow Analysis
Chapter 10. Scalar Optimizations
Chapter 11. Instruction Selection
Chapter 12. Instruction Scheduling
Chapter 13. Register Allocation

Book Details

  • Hardcover: 824 pages
  • Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann; 2nd Edition (February 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 012088478X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0120884780
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