Re: Anyone familiar with BURG? (Anton Ertl)
17 Nov 2001 00:37:12 -0500

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From: (Anton Ertl)
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 17 Nov 2001 00:37:12 -0500
Organization: Institut fuer Computersprachen, Technische Universitaet Wien
References: 01-11-085
Keywords: tools
Posted-Date: 17 Nov 2001 00:37:12 EST

  Uma Srinivasan <> writes:
>Is there anyone out there who's had some experience with the BURG code
>generator generator? Can you explain the notion of "Planks" and their
>use in the generator?

You will probably find the following article helpful:

    author = {Christopher W. Fraser and Robert R. Henry},
    title = {Hard-Coding Bottom-Up Code Generation Tables to Save
                                    Time and Space},
    journal = "Software---Practice and Experience",
    year = {1991},
    volume = {21},
    number = {1},
    month = jan,
    pages = {1--12},
    annote = {Describes how to optimize tree parsing
                                    automata. Some of these optimizations nowadays appear to
                                    trade too much time or complexity for space, but
                                    others save both time and space.}

- anton
M. Anton Ertl

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