The aim of COSC243 is to teach the fundamentals of computer architecture and operating systems.
Stallings, W., Computer Organization and Architecture (8th Edition), Prentice Hall, 2009. (recommended)
Silberschatz, A. et al, Operating System Concepts with Java (8th Edition), Wiley, 2009. (essential)
NOTE: both textbooks have a companion website, which you can access through the course resources page.
Note that all departmental communications to students will use your @student.otago.ac.nz email account.
Lecture notes, and tutorial sheets, will appear online a week before the associated lecture or tutorial. You will need to make sure that you have a copy of the material available for the class.
|Tuesday||11:00 - 11:50||Burns 2|
|Friday||11:00 - 11:50||Tower G07|
There is no tutorial for the Monday/Tuesday in the first week.
|Monday||9:00 - 10:50||T201|
|Monday||2:00 - 3:50||St David 1|
|Monday||4:00 - 5:50||GMG01|
|Tuesday||9:00 - 10:50||T102|
|Tuesday||2:00 - 3:50||Castle C|
The first tutorial will be during the Thursday/Friday in the first week.
|Thursday||9:00 - 10:50||St David 4|
|Thursday||2:00 - 3:50||St David 2|
|Thursday||4:00 - 5:50||T101|
|Friday||9:00 - 10:50||T101|
|Friday||2:00 - 3:50||T201|
Internal assessment marks are available here.
If you have any questions about your tutorial streams, then please contact Iain Hewson (email@example.com).