Introduction to different paradigms of programming: Imperative - Object Oriented - Functional - Logic Imperative and Object-oriented Programming - Role of Types - Static and Dynamic Type Checking - Scope rules ; Grouping Data and operations, Information Hiding and Abstract Data Types, Objects, Inheritance, Polymorphism,Templates.
Functional Programming - Expressions and Lists, Evaluation, types, type systems, values and operations, function declarations, lexical scope, lists and programming with lists, polymorphic functions, higher order and Curried functions, abstract data types.
Logic Programming - Review of predicate logic, clausal-form logic, logic as a programming language, Unification algorithm, Abstract interpreter for logic programs, Semantics of logic programs, Programming in Prolog.
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