Fall 2021 Course Descriptions

CS 13-01 How Systems Work

M. Sheldon
MW 10:30-11:45, Eliot-Pearson Complex 153
E+ Block

How computing systems work: bits, bytes, the representation of information, the CPU, assembly language, programming languages. Networking: including peering, packets, and the Internet. Algorithms and the fundamental limitations of computing.

Prerequisite: Recommendations: COMP 10 or COMP 11.

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