L01-Introduction

# L01-Introduction - Welcome to Comp 411 I thought this course was called Computer Organization David Macaulay 1 Course Mechanics 2 Course Objectives

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L01 - Introduction 1 Comp411 – Fall 2009 8/26/2009 Welcome to Comp 411! I thought this course was called “Computer Organization” David Macaulay 1) Course Mechanics 2) Course Objectives 3) What is Information? 4) Computer Abstractions

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L01 - Introduction 2 Comp411 – Fall 2009 8/26/2009 Instructor: Montek Singh (FB234 Brooks Bldg.) Office Hours: TBA TA: John Hansen Book: 4th ed., Nov 2008 ISBN 978-0123744937 Meet the Crew…
L01 - Introduction 3 Comp411 – Fall 2009 8/26/2009 Credits Some of these slides were developed by Leonard McMillan and adapted by Gary Bishop and me.

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L01 - Introduction 4 Comp411 – Fall 2009 8/26/2009 Problem sets will be distributed on the web and are due back on the date indicated before the lecture begins. Usually you will have one week to complete each set, but occasionally you may have more or less time. Late problem sets will not be accepted, but the lowest two problem-set scores will be dropped. I will attempt to make Lecture Slides, Problem Sets, and other course materials available on the web either before class, or soon after, on the day they are given. Course Mechanics Grading: Best (N-2) of N problem sets 25% (N will be 6 to 8) Four In-Class Quizzes 15% Two Midterm Exams 30% Final Exam 30%
L01 - Introduction 5 Comp411 – Fall 2009 8/26/2009 Prerequisites COMP401: Foundations of Programming This is a hard prerequisite You may be able to substitute another programming course, but please first talk to me! You need to know at least the following concepts: basic data types: integers, characters, Boolean, etc. basic arithmetic operators and expressions “if-then-else” constructs, and “while”/“for” loops function and procedure calls basic Boolean operators (AND, OR, XOR, etc.) If you don’t know many of the above concepts, please talk to me!

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L01 - Introduction 6 Comp411 – Fall 2009 8/26/2009 How to do well in this course Attend lectures (stay awake!) Read the book! Big mistake = only reviewing lecture slides
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## This note was uploaded on 10/31/2009 for the course COMPUTER computer 1 taught by Professor Abedauthman during the Spring '08 term at Aarhus Universitet.

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L01-Introduction - Welcome to Comp 411 I thought this course was called Computer Organization David Macaulay 1 Course Mechanics 2 Course Objectives

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