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Kursusnavn (dansk):Modelling Systems and Languages 
Kursusnavn (engelsk):Modelling Systems and Languages 
Semester:Forår 2019 
Udbydes under:cand. it, datalogi (k-cs) 
Omfang i ECTS:7,50 
Kursussprog:Engelsk 
Kursushjemmeside:https://learnit.itu.dk 
Min. antal deltagere:
Forventet antal deltagere:
Maks. antal deltagere:29 
Formelle forudsætninger:You are a confident software developer, knowledgeable in programming language paradigms and concepts, able to work with (moderately) complex development projects yourself. These abilities can normally be obtained by following a bachelor programme in software development. Concretely:
- Object-oriented programming: classes, encapsulation, inheritance, polymorphism, interfaces, exceptions.
- Functional programming: anonymous functions, higher order functions, generic types and higher kinded types.
- Scala and Java
- Basic data structures, lists, trees and graphs; basic complexity, algorithms, including dynamic programming
- Programming language concepts, and implementation techniques: grammars, abstract and concrete syntax, parsing, interpretation and compilation (typically taught in a compiler course, for instance Programming Language Concepts and Implementation)
- Software engineering processes, quality assurance, unit testing, property testing
- Modeling and data: UML class diagrams, XML, the relational data model, SQL 
Læringsmål:The goal is to develop a mindset of working with software automaticaly, like in a production process, as opposed to a hand crafting process, in order to effciently implement correct software. After the course you should be able to:
- Perform domain analysis of a problem domain, obtain a meta-model expressed as a class diagram or an algebraic data type.
- Design and implement external domain specific languages
- Design and implement internal domain specific languages
- Define semantics of simple operational and structural languages
- Describe and discuss the main techniques used for domain modeling and implementation (domain specific languages, modelling frameworks, transformation languages, code generators, concrete syntax and models, type checkers)
- Manipulate abstract syntax representations programatically
- Design and improve concrete textual syntax for modeling language, including writing and refactoring context free grammars, eliminating left-recursion, etc.
- Implement declarative constraints and type rules for domain specific languages.
- Implement declarative and imperative transformations, code generators and interpreters, in various scenarios such as from text to models, from models to text, involving XML, database, etc.
- Test implementations of modeling languages
- Characterize, classify and compare programming and modeling languages along a host of properties. 
Fagligt indhold:- Domain-modeling, feature modeling, meta-modeling and design of domain specific languages
- Concrete Syntax, and concrete syntax editors
- Parsing with parser combinators
- Architecture modeling, product line architectures, variability modeling
- Structural constraints
- Model Transformation and code generation
- Implementation of external domain-specific languages using generic tools
- Implementation of internal domain-specific languages
- Defining and implementing static semantics (type checking) and dynamic semantics (operational semantics)
All programing is performed in Scala, to enable common discussion, supervision and shared learning process, however the ideas can be realized in many programming languages. 
Læringsaktiviteter:

A substantial part of course (ca.40%) consists of a project in which you build your own language.
The project is submitted for the exam 

Obligatoriske aktivititer:
Eksamensform og -beskrivelse:D2G Aflevering med mundtlig eksamen der supplerer projekt. Delt ansvar for projekt., (7-scale, external exam)

Oral defense, 30 minutes per student with no preparation time.

A substantial part of course (ca.40%) consists of a project in which you build your own language.

Type of group exam: Mixed exam 2.  

 
Undervisere
Følgende personer underviser på kurset:
NavnStillingUndervisertypeIndsats (%)
Andrzej Wasowski Professor(ITU) Kursusansvarlig 100