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This entry is from Winter semester 2021/22 and might be obsolete. No current equivalent could be found.

CS 655 — Small Specialization Module Programming Languages and Programming Tools
(dt. Kleines Vertiefungsmodul Programmiersprachen und -werkzeuge)

Level, degree of commitment Specialization module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture (2 SWS), recitation class (2 SWS),
180 hours (60 h attendance, 120 h private study)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s): Successful completion of at least 50 percent of the points from the weekly exercises.
Examination type: Written or oral examination
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program M.Sc. Computer Science.
One semester,
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Christoph Bockisch


Continuation of the contents of an adavanced module, exemplary treatment of current research results and literature.

The topics come from the fields of programming languages, development tools and program analyses.

Qualification Goals

The students will

  • Be introduced to current research results,
  • Learn how to deal with research literature,
  • Gain insight into the development of new results in the field of programming languages, development tools and program analyses,
  • Deepen their knowledge of computer science in a specific area,
  • Acquire the competence to independently familiarize themselves with current contributions from national and international scientific publications,
  • Practice working methods from computer science, in particular programming languages, development tools and program analyses (e.g.
  • o Design and formal description of languages and analyses,
  • o Their implementation in language processors and development tools,
  • o Abstraction and complexity control through the use of programming language concepts, program analyses and development tools),
  • Improve their oral communication skills in the exercises by practicing free speech in front of an audience and during discussion.




Module imported from M.Sc. Computer Science.

It can be attended at FB12 in study program(s)

  • B.Sc. Data Science
  • B.Sc. Computer Science
  • B.Sc. Business Informatics
  • M.Sc. Data Science
  • M.Sc. Computer Science
  • M.Sc. Mathematics
  • M.Sc. Business Informatics
  • M.Sc. Business Mathematics

When studying M.Sc. Business Informatics, this module can be attended in the study area Specialization in Computer Science.

Recommended Reading

  • Depending on topic

Please note:

This page describes a module according to the latest valid module guide in Winter semester 2021/22. Most rules valid for a module are not covered by the examination regulations and can therefore be updated on a semesterly basis. The following versions are available in the online module guide:

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