COSC441 Assignment 1, 2017

The purpose of this assignment is to get you to create some very simple threaded programs.

If you write these programs in C you will be able to use the kind of interface described in lecture 3, and it will be less effort than using most other languages. However, you may use Java.

Submit your assignment within two weeks by sending an e-mail message to with the subject "COSC441 Assignment 1" and a .tgz file containing exactly five files:

The report must contain your name (not login account) and student number.

It should contain your measured times in a table

versionNCPU timereal time
single N/A26.426.9

It should contain your commentary on what you found.