Re: Book Advice Needed

Randolph Crawford <"crwfrd<NOSPAM>">
19 Mar 2002 16:16:36 -0500

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From: Randolph Crawford <"crwfrd<NOSPAM>">
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 19 Mar 2002 16:16:36 -0500
Organization: University of Michigan Engineering
References: 02-03-099
Keywords: books
Posted-Date: 19 Mar 2002 16:16:36 EST

I'd nominate Robert Morgan's "Building an Optimizing Compiler" as well
(ISBN: 155558179X), about $60. I found it a lot more readable (and
less academic) than Muchnick's book. And fewer corrections were needed.


Nicolás Ojeda Bär wrote:

> Hi,
> I've been browsing Amazon, and I've found two possible candidates for
> learning this material:
> 1. Modern Compiler Design, D. Grune (like the Dragon Book but updated)
> 2. Advanced Compiler Design and Implementation, Steven Muchnick
> I'd like to know any kind of opinion or advice from people who have
> read them or used them in a class ...

Randy Crawford

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