BU CAS CS-350 Fall '02
Fundamentals of Computing Systems

Course Overview
Last modified on 10/22/2002

When@Where Lectures TR 2:00-3:30pm @ CAS-222 (see map)
Sections F 12:00-1:00pm @ MCS-B33
F 2:00-3:00pm @ MCS-B31
Who

Instructor

Prof. Abdelsalam 'Solom' Heddaya
  • MCS-279, x8-2378, heddaya@bu.edu (email strongly preferred)
  • Office hours: TR 3:30-4:00pm, or by appointment

TF
 

Gali Diamant
  • PSY-230 (across the street from MCS), x8-2358, gali@bu.edu
  • Office hours: T 12:50-1:50pm, W 1:00-3:00pm
Students 29 as of 9/18
How

Mailing list

cs350@cs.bu.edu (please subscribe)
What & Why Syllabus & schedule
Policies
Resources
Grades
Reference
  1. William Stallings, Operating Systems: Internals and Design Principles (4th ed.), Prentice-Hall, 2001.
    Required course textbook.
    Third edition is not very different.
  2. Arnold Allen, Probability, Statistics, and Queueing Theory with Computer Science Applications (2nd ed.), Academic Press, 1990.
    Optional reference.
Prerequisites CS-210: Computer Systems (required)
MA-293:
Discrete Mathematics I (required)
Brief Description Rigorous treatment of invariant concepts, algorithms, and performance evaluation methods underlying computing systems design. Topics include modeling and analysis of concurrent processing, computational resource scheduling and consumption, and performance evaluation techniques. [From the course catalog]