|E-mail:||firstname.lastname@example.org||Office hours:||Tuesday and Thursday, 16:00-17:00|
|Class Meeting Time:||Tuesday and Thursday, 14:30-15:45||Room No:||4M39|
|Course Group:||Email email@example.com to receive an invite.|
|Midterm Exam:||Tuesday, October 16, 14:30-15:45|
|Final Exam:||Friday, December 14, 2007, 13:30-16:30|
The course official course outline is available here.
There will be three assignments throughout the course. All assignments are due at 17:00h on the following non-negotiable due dates:
|Assignment 1||Multiprogramming with Threads
|October 2, 2007|
|Assignment 2||Mutual Exclusion, Synchronization, and IPC
Lock.java interface (for JDK 1.4.2),
Condition.java interface (for JDK 1.4.2)
|October 30, 2007|
|Assignment 3||Implementing a File System
|November 27, 2007|
Assignments will not be accepted after the due date.
Assignments must be submitted in both paper and electronic form. Each assignment will specify what files to submit and how they should be named.
No text book is required for this course. However the one of the following texts is strongly recommended:
Additional helpful material may be found in: Bryant & O'Hallaron, "Computer Systems: A Programmers Perspective", Prentice Hall, 2003, ISBN 0-13-034074-X.
If you find additional websites that you think may be helpful for the course, let me know and I will add them here.
A course mark will be assigned based on three assignments, a written midterm, and a written final examination. Each student has the choice of one of the two marking schemes; the marking scheme most beneficial to each student will be used.
|Marking Scheme I||30%||20%||50%|
|Marking Scheme II||30%||0%||70%|
The midterm exam will be held on Tuesday, October 16, 2007, and the final exam will be held on Friday, December 14, 2007, from 13:30 to 16:30.
For both exams Photo Identification is required. No paper or electronic electronic aids, such as dictionaries, calculators or talking slide rulers, are allowed.
Students caught cheating on an assignment or an exam will be assigned a mark of 0 for that assignment or exam. Furthermore, the case will be forwarded to the department chair for further prosecution resulting in a possible suspension or expulsion from the university.
To avoid the possibility of plagiarism here are some rules of thumb that you should follow: