15-213: Introduction to Computer Systems
Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science
Spring 2008

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  • Feb. 20: Lab 4 is available on Autolab. It is due Wed., March 5.
  • Feb. 14: There will be NO lecture on Thurs., Feb. 21, since many students will be wanting to see the presentation by Bill Gates.
  • Feb. 14: Exam #1 has been scheduled for Tuesday evening, Feb. 26. More information is at the exam page. There WILL be a lecture at the normal class time on Nov. 26.
  • Feb. 12: Lab 3 is available on Autolab. It is due Wed., Feb. 20.
  • Jan. 29: Lab 2 is available on Autolab. It is due Tues., Feb. 12. We have prepared a set of Frequently Asked Questions for this lab.
  • Jan. 17: Note the following issues for next week:
    • Monday, Jan. 21. No recitations (MLK Day)
    • Tuesday, Jan. 22. Lecture will cover Machine-level Programming I.
    • Thursday, Jan. 24. Lecture will cover the rest of the material about integers, and floating-point arithmetic
  • Jan. 16: Lab 1 is available right now. Here is a description of the lab. You'll find instructions on setting up your autolab account. After this, you will access all lab information via autolab.

Prof. Randal E. Bryant, Randy.Bryant@cs.cmu.edu, NSH 4305, x8-8821.
  • Office hours: Fri., 3:00-4:00
Prof. David A. Eckhardt, de0u@andrew.cmu.edu, WeH 3503, x8-6720
  • Office hours: Monday 15:30-16:30; Wednesday 16:30-17:30; Friday 15:30-16:30, or by appointment.
    The first Wednesday of each month I will be late due to a faculty meeting.
Tessa Eng, yeng@andrew.cmu.edu
  • Section A, Mondays 10:30am-11:20pm, DH 1211
  • Office hours: Sundays 4:00pm-5:00pm, WeH Cluster
Owen Yamauchi, ody@andrew.cmu.edu
  • Section B, Mondays 11:30am-12:20pm, DH 1211
  • Office hours: Wednesdays 5:30pm-6:30pm, WeH 3108
Nate Bauernfeind, nbauernf@andrew.cmu.edu
  • Section C, Mondays 12:30pm-1:20pm, DH 1211
  • Office hours: Wednesdays 4:30pm-5:30pm, WeH 3108
Brett Simmers, bsimmers@andrew.cmu.edu
  • Section D, Mondays 1:30pm-2:20pm, BH 237B
  • Office hours: Mondays 4:00pm-5:20pm, WeH 3108
Austin McKinley, amckinle@andrew.cmu.edu
  • Section E, Mondays 2:30pm-3:20pm, PH A22
  • Office hours: Tuesdays 5:00pm-6:00pm, WeH 3108
Lawrence Tan, kltan@andrew.cmu.edu
  • Section F, Mondays 9:30am-10:20am, PH 226C
  • Office hours: Wednesdays 3:30pm-4:30pm, WeH 3108
Pratyusa Manadhata, pratyus@cs.cmu.edu
  • Section G, Mondays 11:30am-12:20pm, PH A22
  • Office hours: Tuesdays 4:00pm-5:00pm, WeH 3108
Allison Naaktgeboren, pinkrobot@cmu.edu
  • Section H, Mondays 1:30pm-2:20pm, PH A21
  • Office hours: Sundays 3:00pm-4:00pm, WeH Cluster
Course assistants
Cindy Chemsak, NSH 4303, x8-7884, cindyc@cs.cmu.edu
Randal E. Bryant and David R. O'Hallaron,
Computer Systems: A Programmer's Perspective, Prentice Hall, 2003.

Brian W. Kernighan and Dennis M. Ritchie,
The C Programming Language, Second Edition, Prentice Hall, 1988

Class home page: http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~213

Class message board: Autolab message board
This is the only message board your instructors will be monitoring.
We will not be using the Andrew or Blackboard message boards for this course.

Last modified: Fri Feb 22 08:59:44 EST 2008