(Formerly CSCI1950-S )

Fundamentals of Computer Systems

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Covers the fundamental concepts, principles, and abstractions that underlie the design and engineering of computer systems. Topics include computer systems organization, modularity, virtualization, communications, atomicity, fault tolerance, security, and performance. Combined lectures and presentation and discussion of case studies. Several hands-on labs and written assignments, as well as a semester-long project that is incrementally worked on throughout the semester.

Prerequisites: CSCI0160 or CSCI0180 or CSCI0190, or permission of the instructor.