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Abstract syntax tree

Abstract
syntax
tree
is an acrostic for ast.

Explanation

Abstract syntax tree: In computer science, an abstract syntax tree, or just syntax tree, is a tree representation of the abstract syntactic structure of source code written in a programming language. Each node of the tree denotes a construct occurring in the source code. The syntax is "abstract" in not representing every detail appearing in the real syntax. For instance, grouping parentheses are implicit in the tree structure, and a syntactic construct like an if-condition-then expression may be denoted by means of a single node with three branches.

  • also known as AST

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Google previewSoftware Evolution and Maintenance (2014)

by Priyadarshi Tripathy, Kshirasagar Naik

—Chanakya Abstract syntax tree (AST) An abstract syntax tree is a tree representation of the syntax of some source code that has been written in a programming language. Each node of the tree denotes a construct occurring in the source ...

Google previewTalal Abu-Ghazaleh ICT Dictionary = معجم طلال أبو غزالة لتقنية المعلومات و الإتصالات (2013)

by منصور الطوالبة

Abstract Syntax Tree شجرة التراكيب التجريدية: تمثيل شبيه بالشجرة للبرامج المستخدمة في الكثير من بيئات البرمجة المتكاملة والمحررات بنيوية التوجه. Abstract Window Toolkit حقيبة أدوات الشاشة التجريدية: مكتبة (AWT) ضمن مكتبات جافا ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition (2017)

by Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., Mehdi

Abstract Syntax Tree Metamodel (ASTM) In the MDD context, ASTs are used as a model of the source code. ADMTF has defined ASTM, a specification for modeling elements to express AST in a representation that facilitates the interchange of ...

Google previewDictionary of Information Technology (2010)

by Ramesh Bangia

abstract syntax tree A treelike representation of programs used in many integrated programming environments and structure- oriented editors. Abstract Window Toolkit A library of Java GUIs (graphical user ...

Google previewLinux Dictionary

by Binh Nguyen

Firstly, the framework uses object−oriented techniques to automatically build a strictly typed abstract syntax tree that matches the grammar of the compiled language and simplifies debugging. Secondly, the framework generates tree− walker ...

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