symbol table


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symbol table

[′sim·bəl ′tā·bəl]
(computer science)
A mapping for a set of symbols to another set of symbols or numbers.
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The symbol table of a binary contains the relation between a symbol name and an address, as we see in the Listing 9.
A typical tree-oriented mobile code representations compilation unit consists of a source module's abstract syntax tree and symbol table of a program (which would typically be generated during the compilation of the source program even if native machine code were to be targeted) [12, 29, 39, 28].
Each VSA display contains a vector or constellation diagram, eye diagram, error vector time display, error summary and symbol table.
A person uses a compiler without verifying the symbol table algorithm.
For example, the compiler's symbol table could only be accessed through a collection of subroutines existing solely for that purpose.
Hash is not intended for use by the clients of Symbol__Table since a client would "break" if the representation of the symbol table ever changed.
This program implements the first data structure by having a symbol table package, which hides the details of its data structures from its user.