Fall 2021 Course Descriptions
CS 13-01 How Systems Work
MW 10:30-11:45, Eliot-Pearson Complex 153
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.