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1 1/1/2008 Introduction to Course and OS 1 CS 111 – Operating Systems • 1A Administrative Introduction – instructor, load and prerequisites – web site, syllabus, reading, and lectures – quizzes, exams, homework, projects – grading, academic honesty 1/1/2008 Introduction to Course and OS 2 Instructor: Mark Kampe (markk@cs.ucla.edu) • Background – not regular faculty, not an academic – software engineer • 30 years of OS experience – here because I love OS and I love teaching • Available for help – any time via e-mail – scheduled review sessions 1/1/2008 Introduction to Course and OS 3 Course Web Site • http://courseweb.seas.ucla.edu • schedules – reading, lectures, quizzes, exams, homework • copies of lecture slides (pdf, 6 per page) • announcements • answers to homework, exam questions • Greek to English Dictionary • sample quiz, exam and final problems 1/1/2008 Introduction to Course and OS 4 Prerequisite Subject Knowledge • CS 32 programming – objects, data structures, queues, stacks, tables, trees • CS 33 systems programming – assembly language, registers, memory – linkage conventions, stack frames, register saving • CS 118 networking – packets, addressing, routing, protocols, – protocol layering • I will complement CS 151 coverage of – traps, interrupts, DMA 1/1/2008 Introduction to Course and OS 5 Course Format • two weekly (average 40 page) reading assignments – mostly from the primary text – a few supplementary articles available on web • two weekly (average 90 minute) lectures – each preceded by a quiz on the reading – broken into 20-45 minute segments • one (60 minute) weekly chat session – where we can explore questions and implications • weekly (1 hour) homework assignments – working with non-trivial concepts • four (10-25 hour) team projects – exploring and exploiting OS features 1/1/2008 Introduction to Course and OS 6 Course Load • reputations this course has – this is THE hardest class in the CS dept – fast pace through much non-trivial material – I try to provide a "rich" treatment of subject • expectations you should have – lecture/lab 5-6 hours/week – reading/homework 4-8 hours/week – projects 3-20 hours/week – exam study 5-15 hours (twice)
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2 1/1/2008 Introduction to Course and OS 7 Primary Text for Course • Nutt: Operating Systems – third edition – background reading for virtually all lectures • strengths for this course – good introduction to a good range of topics – good level of depth in most topics – good illustrations from real systems • weaknesses for this course – occasional use of unnecessary formalisms – misses practical perspectives, implications 1/1/2008 Introduction to Course and OS 8 Course Lectures • lectures will not – repeat material, well-covered in the reading • lectures will – clarify and elaborate on the text • work through non-trivial examples
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