CSCI0330

Introduction to Computer Systems

Instructor(s):
Course Home Page:
http://cs.brown.edu/courses/csci0330/
Location: MacMillan Hall 117
Meeting Time: G: MWF 2:00-2:50
Exam Group: 07; 12/17/2014 02:00 PM
Semester: 1 (Fall)
Offered This Year?  Yes
When Offered? Every Year

Description

High-level computer architecture and systems programming. The course covers the organization of computer systems (in terms of storage units, caches, processors, and I/O controllers) and teaches students assembly-language programming and C-language programming. Extensive programming exercises introduce students to systems-level programming on Linux systems, as well as to multi-threaded programming with POSIX threads. Students will learn the basics of how compilers work and will be introduced to the functions of operating systems. Prerequisite: CSCI 0150, 0180, or 0190.

CRN: 15530