He designed the simple programming language PL/0 to illustrate compiler design.
During his career, Warshall carried out research and development in operating systems, compiler design, language design, and operations research.
The team worked on operating system and compiler design for the company's range of mainframe computers, the Ferranti-Packard 6000.
Upon completion of the initial work on each architecture, he served as the leader of the advanced compiler design and implementation groups for these systems.
Knuth started to write a book about compiler design in 1962, and soon realized that the scope of the book needed to be much larger.
Introduces LL parsers, which play an important role in compiler design.
He teaches courses mainly in compiler design and programming languages.
Aho and Ullman wrote a series of textbooks on compiling techniques that codified the theory relevant to compiler design.
Automata play a major role in theory of computation, compiler design, artificial intelligence, parsing and formal verification.
Similar general purpose registers, allowing any register to be used by any method, simplifying compiler design.