Programming Languages: Theory and Practice
by Robert Harper
Publisher: Carnegie Mellon University 2005
Number of pages: 277
What follows is a working draft of a planned book that seeks to strike a careful balance between developing the theoretical foundations of programming languages and explaining the pragmatic issues involved in their design and implementation.
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by Hanne Riis Nielson, Flemming Nielson - John Wiley & Sons
The book covers the foundations of structural operational semantics and natural semantics. It shows how to describe the semantics of declarative as well as imperative language constructs and will also touch upon non-sequential constructs.
by Eric C.R. Hehner - Springer
Understanding programming languages requires knowledge of the underlying theoretical model. This book explores aspects of programming that are amenable to mathematical proof. It describes a simple and comprehensive theory.
by Shriram Krishnamurthi - Brown University
Many people would regard this as being two books in one. One book is an introduction to programming, teaching you basic concepts of organizing data and the programs that operate over them. The other book is an introduction to programming languages.
by Andrew M. Pitts - University of Cambridge
These notes introduce the structural, operational approach to programming language semantics. The course shows how to specify the meaning of some simple programming language constructs and to reason formally about semantic properties of programs.