CIT 593 - Fall 2011

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CIT 593 Schedule (tentative)



Date Lecture Topics Readings & Other Info
All readings from Patt & Patel unless otherwise noted!
Sept 8
  • Chp 1 (just skim this part)
  • Sections 2.1 to 2.2
Sept 12
  • Attendance at this lab is optional but is strongly recommended for students who are not familiar with UNIX.
Sept 13
  • Computer Numbers (continued)
  • Sections 2.3 to 2.7
Sept 15
  • Chp 11
  • Chp 12 (except Sec 12.5)
Sept 19
  • Solutions are available in Blackboard.
Sept 20
  • Chp 13 (skip text w/ LC3 assembly code)
Sept 22
  • Chp 14 (skip 14.3 for now)
Sept 26
  • Lab: office hours for homework #2
  • Attendance is optional
Sept 27
  • Sec 16.3 (skip discussion w/ LC3 assembly code)
Sept 29
  • Chp 15
Oct 3
  • Lab: Review of solutions for last year's first Midterm Exam
  • Attendance is optional (but recommended!)
  • Location: 401 Fisher Bennett Hall (3340 Walnut)
Oct 4
  • Midterm Exam #1
  • The exam will be held in DRL A8.
Oct 6
  • Review of Midterm #1 solutions
Oct 10
  • No lab - Fall term break
Oct 11
  • No classes - Fall term break
Oct 13
  • Chp 4
Oct 17
  • Solutions are available in Blackboard.
Oct 18
  • Sec 5.1 - 5.2
Oct 20
  • Sec 5.3
Oct 24
Oct 25
  • Sec 5.4
  • Chp 7
Oct 27
  • Sec 8.1 - 8.4
Oct 31
  • This is an important lab! Attendance will be taken!
Nov 1
  • Chp 9
Nov 3
  • Interrupt-Driven I/O
  • The Stack
  • Sec 8.5
  • Chp 10
Nov 7
  • Lab: office hours for homework #6
Nov 8
  • How Functions Work in C
  • Sec 12.5, 14.3
Nov 10
  • How Functions Work in C (continued)
Nov 14
  • Guest lecture: x86 Architecture
  • This class meeting will be held in DRL 2C6
  • Presented by Tim Kaldewey, IBM Research
  • Covers material from Appendix B
Nov 15
Nov 17
  • Midterm Exam #2
  • The exam will be held in DRL A4.
Nov 21
  • Lab: Review of Midterm #2 solutions
  • This will be held in Towne 315.
Nov 22
  • Sec 16.1 - 16.2
Nov 24
  • No classes - Thanksgiving break
 
Nov 28
Nov 29
  • Structs
  • Linked Lists
  • Sec. 19.4 - 19.5
Dec 1
  • Advice on homework #7
  • Binary Search Trees
Dec 5
  • Lab: office hours for homeworks #7 and 8
Dec 6
  • Advice on homework #8
  • Hashtables
Dec 8
 
Dec 21
  • Final Exam
  • Scheduled by the university registrar for 6-8pm in DRL A6