6.820 Foundations of Program Analysis

Class Info

Presents major principles and techniques for program analysis. Includes formal semantics, type systems and type-based program analysis, abstract interpretation and model checking and synthesis. Emphasis on Haskell and Ocaml, but no prior experience in these languages is assumed. Student assignments include implementing of techniques covered in class, including building simple verifiers.

This class has 6.035 as a prerequisite.

6.820 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by A. S. Lezama.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 32-144.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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