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CSCE 313-200: Introduction to Computer Systems
TR 2:20-3:35pm (Spring 2023) in HRBB 126

Syllabus

PDF

Lectures (* marks homework due dates)

Date

File

Lecture Topics
1/17/23 PDF Preliminaries I Syllabus, Visual Studio
1/19/23 PDF Preliminaries II C++ pointers, homework #1, pipes
1/24/23 PDF Operating Systems OS history, terminology
1/26/23 PDF Processes* Process states
1/31/23 PDF Threads Reasons, APIs, execution modes
2/2/23  

Quiz 1

Systems notes handout

2/7/23 PDF Synchronization I Principles of concurrency, terminology
2/9/23 PDF Synchronization II* Hardware mutex, semaphores
2/14/23 PDF Synchronization III Kernel mutex/event, producer-consumer
2/16/23  

Midterm 1

Chapters 2-4 (parts of 5), homework #1

2/21/23 PDF Practice I Simple semaphore puzzles
2/23/23 PDF Synchronization IV* Monitors, condition variables
2/28/23 PDF Synchronization V Messages, reader-writer, performance
3/2/23  

Quiz 2

Chapters 4-5

3/7/23 PDF Practice II Harder semaphore puzzles
3/9/23 PDF Deadlocks Prevention, dining philosophers
3/14/23   Spring Break Spring Break
3/16/23   Spring Break Spring Break
3/21/23 PDF File System I*

I/O device speed, APIs

3/23/23  

Midterm 2

Chapters 5-6
3/28/23 PDF File System II Buffering, disk internals
3/30/23 PDF File System III RAID, caching, file structure
4/4/23 PDF File System IV Directories, file allocation
4/6/23  

Quiz 3

Chapters 6, 11, 12
4/11/23 PDF Practice III Quiz review, string search
4/13/23 PDF Memory I* Process heap, buddy system
4/18/23 PDF Memory II Virtual memory, paging
4/20/23 PDF Memory III Buffer overflows, page eviction
4/25/23 PDF Final Notes Concluding remarks
4/27/23  

Midterm 3

Chapters 11, 12, 7, 8

Get Help

Class Materials

  • Systems notes (PDF)
  • Sample VS solution with threads, CPU utilization, RAM usage (zip), Mersenne Twister (zip)

  • CC hw1 file (exe), hw2 file (exe)
  • Wikipedia for hw3 (zip)
  • Test trace for hw4 (zip)

Useful Links

Homework

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File(s)

Topic

Due

1

p1, p2, p3 Parallel graph search (3 parts) 1/26, 2/9, 2/23

2

PDF Optimized large-scale BFS 3/21

3

PDF File string search 4/13

4

PDF Turbo indexer 5/7


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