Somebody once said that one may prove the correctness of an algorithm, but not of a program. One of the main goals of this book is to convince the reader that things are not so bad.
A well-known programmer, C.A.R. Hoare, said that the beauty of a program is not an additional benefit but a criterion that separates success from failure. If, while solving problems in this book, you come to appreciate the beauty of a wellwritten program with each part in its correct place, the author's goal will have been reached.
We have utilized the problem-solution format. Some sections are collections of problems having a common topic, while others are devoted to one specific algorithm (e.g., Section 14 covers LR(1)-parsing). The sections are more or less independent, but the concluding sections are more difficult. Sections 1-7 cover material usually included in undergradute courses while Sections 13-14 are more appropriate for a graduate compiler course. In each section we have tried to give problems at different levels starting with easy exercises.
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