Lecture3 - the functioning of any system must be well...

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Lecture 6 9/16/11 Lecture 3 11 n Last time: ¨ Systems and Complexity ¨ Sources of Complexity n Today: ¨ Project Discussion n Next time ¨ Modularity, Abstractions, Layering, Hierarchy ¨ Names ¨ Complexity of Computer Systems Lecture 3 – Tuesday, January 18, 2011
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Lecture 6 9/16/11 Lecture 1 22 Man-made systems n Basic requirements for man-made systems: ¨ Functionality ¨ Performance ¨ Cost n All systems are physical & the laws of physics governing
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Unformatted text preview: the functioning of any system must be well understood. n Physical resources are limitted. Lecture 6 9/16/11 Lecture 3 33 Complex systems n Large number of components n Large number of interconnections n Many irregularities n Long description n For man-made systems: a team of designers, implementers, and maintainers....
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