This book contains articles on advanced topics in language architectures and programming environments. The chapters are written by distinctive leaders in their respective research fields. The original articles and reprints are enhanced by the editors' descriptions which are intended to guide the reader. The book will be of immense use to computer science students, computer system architects and designers, and designers of programming environments, requiring a deep and broad knowledge of these fields.
Introduction, T. Ichikawa and H. Tsubotani; design and implementation, L. Lopriore; language-oriented architecture, P.U. Schulthess; reduced architecture, D.A. Patterson; debugging environment, F. Baiardi; artificial intelligence in programming, R.C. Waters.