Date of Award

4-28-2015

Degree Type

Report

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Computer Science

First Advisor

Vicki Allan

Second Advisor

Kenneth Sundberg

Abstract

Errors and inconsistencies between code components can be very costly in a software project. E orts to reduce these costs can include the use of tools that limit human interac- tion with code by generating it from a description. This paper introduces two new works to address these issues: (1) an input speci cation called Typed EBNF (TEBNF), and (2) a prototype tool that demonstrates how TEBNF can be used to generate code. The tool generates code for a console application as described by a TEBNF grammar. An application built from the generated code will be able to receive input data, parse it, process it, and output it as needed.

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