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FIT4011 - Advanced topics in programming languages and systems

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate, Postgraduate Faculty of Information Technology


Not offered in 2007


This unit covers topics in programming languages and systems. Topics for this unit include: Optimization and constraint solving, constraint programming and modelling, programming paradigms, program language semantics, program language design, parallel architectures and parallel languages.


Assignment and Examination, relative weight depending on topic composition. When no exam is given students will be expected to demonstrate their knowledge by solving practical problems and maybe required to give an oral report. This variability is designed to give flexibility to the lecturer to decided the most appropriate form of examination for a given choice of topics.

Contact hours

3 hours of lectures and laboratory classes per week


Completion of the Bachelor of Computer Science or equivalent to the entry requirements for the Honours program. Students must also have enrolment approval from the Honours Coordinator.