Senior Honors Projects, 2020-current

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Date of Graduation


Document Type


Degree Name

Bachelor of Science (BS)


Department of Computer Science


Michael O. Lam

Christopher J. Fox

David H. Bernstein


Less-Java is an object-oriented programming language whose primary goal is to help new programmers learn programming. Some of the features of Less-Java that might make it better for beginners are static typing, implicit typing, low verbosity, and built-in support for unit testing. The primary focus of this project is on improving type inference (especially with regards to object-oriented programming) and adding static analysis in the Less-Java compiler.



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