CS 213: Introduction to Computer Systems, Fall, 2021
|Instructors:||Peter Dinda (Office Hours: Wednesdays 3:30-6:30, Zoom, or by appointment)|
Mohammad Kavousi (Office Hours: Thursdays 10:30-12:00, Fridays 11:30-1:00, Zoom, or by appointment) |
Shichao Xu (Office Hours: Tuesdays 9:00-10:30, Thursdays 9:00-10:30, Zoom, or by appointment)
|Peer Mentors: ||
Luke Arnold (Office Hours: Mondays 6:00-7:30, Wednesdays 6:30-8:00, Zoom, or by appointment) |
Huaxuan Chen (Office Hours: Fridays 4:00-5:30, Sundays 3:00-4:30, Zoom, or by appointment)
Kinsey Ho (Office Hours: Mondays 1:00-2:30, Fridays 10:00-11:30, Zoom, or by appointment)
Seth May (Office Hours: Tuesdays, 12:00-1:30, Fridays 2:30-4:00, Zoom, or by appointment)
Kevin McAfee (Office Hours: Mondays 2:30-4:00, Wednesdays 11:00-12:30, Zoom, or by appointment)
Max Paik (Office Hours: Mondays 4:00-5:30, Tuesdays 8:00-9:30, Zoom, or by appointment)
Ze Feng Zhu (Office Hours: Tuesdays 6:30-8:00, Thursdays 4:30-6:00, Zoom, or by appointment)
|Lecture:||Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00-3:20pm, Tech L361|
|Optional Discussion: ||Weekly, Thursdays, 6:00pm, Zoom|
Final Exam Review Session: Thursday, 12/2, 6pm (in discussion session)
CS 213 is a required core course in the Computer Science
curriculum in both McCormick and Weinberg. It is also a required
course for CS minors in both schools. 213 can also be taken for
credit within the Computer
This version of CS 213 has an increased focus on (a) low-level hardware aspects, (b) C programming, (c) the Unix system call interface, and (d) threading/parallelism (including a lab). It will be of particular value in preparing for CS 343 (Operating Systems) and similar courses.
There are currently 102 students enrolled.
We will use Canvas to report grades, and to make access to any Zoom sessions or
recordings more straightforward, but for nothing else. For
critical announcements, we will send email to the addresses that
For discussion, we will use Campuswire and Piazza. Directing your questions to Campuswire will likely produce the
fastest response, and everyone else in the class will also benefit.
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Accounts, Remote Access, Getting Started with Unix
We will make solution sets for these homeworks available. Homeworks are important preparation for exams.
Last modified: Thu Nov 11 16:46:49 CST 2021