This page provides information on some of the resources available for students in Com S 541. The page is organized as follows:

  1. Miscellaneous Resources: about the course, various paradigms, language design, and semantics.
  2. Reserve List: A list of materials on reserve at the Parks Library

Miscellaneous Resources

The following are some links to various resources you may find useful about the course, various paradigms (including OO programming, AOP, functional programming, and logic programming), language design, and semantics.

Course Resources

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Various Paradigms

Some general resources are the following.

OO Programming

Aspect-Oriented Programming

Component-Based Programming

Functional Programming

Logic Programming

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Language Design

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To check out one of these (for a few hours or days), go to the Parks library reserve desk. You can look up the call number there from the title.

Required Texts

Author Ramnivas Laddad
Title AspectJ in Action: Practical Aspect-Oriented Programming
Publisher Greenwich, Conn: Manning, c2003.
Call Number QA76.64 L31x 2003
Author Simon Thompson
Title Haskell: The Craft of Functional Programming, Second Edition
Publisher Reading, Mass: Addison-Wesley Longman, c1996.
Call Number QA76.62 T46 1996

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Last modified Tuesday, October 4, 2005.

This web page is for the Fall 2005 offering of Com S 541 at Iowa State University. The details of this course are subject to change as experience dictates. You will be informed of any changes. Please direct any comments or questions to Gary T. Leavens at