pm, Room 2026 (Arts Building)
Professor Sanjeev Setia
setia at gmu.edu
Course office hours: Wed 2-4 pm
Room 4300, Nguyen (Engineering) Building
CS 367 (Computer Systems & Programming)
This is a programming intensive course. You need to be comfortable with programming in C and Java to be able to do the programming assignments. It is also not a good idea to take this class if your course/work schedule is already quite full.
on issues that arise in the design and
of concurrent and distributed applications. Course work will
ABET COURSE OUTCOMES
Unfortunately there is no single textbook that covers all the material that will be discussed in this class. The following books are recommended (not required):
Class notes will also be provided as necessary. Recommendations for additional books on specific topics (Network programming, Web services, Distributed Systems) will be provided by the instructor.
The following topics will be covered:
There will be four programming assignments (two dealing with
concurrent programming and two with distributed/networked
applications). The software required for these projects is
available on the computers in the VS&E Lab. You can also
projects on your own computer. (The programming assignments
programming in C or Java on a UNIX/Linux platform.) You can
do the assignments individually or in a group of two students.
65% of the course grade will be based on the programming
addition, there will be a mid-term exam in March worth 15% of the
final exam will account for the remaining 20% of the grade.
The late submission policy is as follows: you have five slip days that you can use during the course of the semester, but at most two slip days per assignment. An assignment is considered late by one day irrespective of whether you miss the deadline by 1 minute or up to 24 hours.
Violations of the honor code will result in a failing grade. Click here for the CS Department's links to materials on the honor code, ethics and integrity.
Class notes, slides, handouts, etc. will be available at the
class Blackboard page. Students can use Piazza for online
If you are a student with a disability and you need
academic accommodations, please see me and contact the Office of
Disability Services (ODS) at 993-2474, http://ods.gmu.edu. All
academic accommodations must be arranged through the ODS.
POLICY ON USE OF ELECTRONIC DEVICES:
Laptops, tablets, cell phones and other electronic devices are not allowed in this class. Please keep them stowed away.