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Computer systems from hardware to operating systems. How computation is executed on a CPU, assembly language and C programming, operating system concepts, process scheduling, and resource management.
|Paper title||Computer Systems|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2021, expected to be offered in 2022 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,092.15|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,004.75|
- (COMP 101 or BSNS 106) and (COMP 160 or COMP 162)
- COSC 243
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music, Commerce, Science
- Teaching staff
Teaching staff to be advised.
To be advised.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Environmental literacy, Information
literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
By completion of this paper students are expected to:
- Understand how programs are executed on computer hardware
- Demonstrate an ability to read and write assembly language programs
- Be able to construct programs in C and understand its role as a systems programming language
- Understand the fundamental principles and structure of an operating system
- Understand core operating systems algorithms such as process scheduling and resource allocation and management
- Be aware of the importance of efficient use of resources from computational, economic, and environmental viewpoints