**Formal Syntax and Semantics of Programming Languages**

by Kenneth Slonneger, Barry L. Kurtz

**Publisher**: Addison Wesley Longman 1994**ISBN/ASIN**: 0201656973**ISBN-13**: 9780201656978**Number of pages**: 637

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The book presents the typically difficult subject of "formal methods" in an informal, easy-to-follow manner. Readers with a basic grounding in discreet mathematics will be able to understand the practical applications of these difficult concepts. A "laboratory component" is integrated throughout the text.

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