TDT4165 - Programming Languages


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 3 hours E

Course content

Introduction to language paradigms, semantics and computational models. Language models supporting declarative, functional, logic, lazy, dataflowbased, object-oriented, distributed, constraint-based and parallell programming. Programming language syntax, interpretation and semantics.

Learning outcome

The course should give (1) an understanding of semantic, syntactic and pragmatic properties of imperative, logical, functional and object oriented programming languages (2) practical knowledge of techniqes for implementing such languages and for describing their meaning (3) the ability to understand and compare existing and future languages.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, programming laboratory, group projects and individual assignments.

Compulsory assignments

  • 5 exercises

Further on evaluation

The exam will only be given in English.

Two of the exercises shall consist of project deliveries associated with a project and shall be included in the at least 5 approved exercises out of a total of 7 exercises.

If there is a re-sit examination the examination form may change from written to oral.

Course materials

Announced before start.


Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Science and Technology Studies
  • Informatics
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Computer Science


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 E 2023-12-20 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL520 Sluppenvegen 14 1
SL310 lilla sone Sluppenvegen 14 63
Summer UTS School exam 100/100 E 2024-08-10 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL310 turkis sone Sluppenvegen 14 2
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