CSSE132 - Introduction to Computer Systems

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Computer Science and Software Engineering Department

Fall 2021-2022


Provides students with an understanding of system level issues and their impact on the design and use of computer systems. Examination of both hardware and software layers. Basic computation structures and digital logic. Representation of instructions, integers, floating point numbers and other data types. System requirements, such as resource management, security, communication and synchronization, and their hardware and/or software implementation. Exploration of multiprocessor and distributed systems. Course topics will be explored using a variety of hands-on assignments and projects.


CSSE 120


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