6.033 Computer System Engineering


Class Info

Topics on the engineering of computer software and hardware systems: techniques for controlling complexity; strong modularity using client-server design, operating systems; performance, networks; naming; security and privacy; fault-tolerant systems, atomicity and coordination of concurrent activities, and recovery; impact of computer systems on society. Case studies of working systems and readings from the current literature provide comparisons and contrasts. Two design projects. Students engage in extensive written communication exercises. Enrollment may be limited.

This class has 6.004, and 6.02 as prerequisites.

6.033 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by K. LaCurts, M. F. Kaashoek and H. Balakrishnan.

Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 26-100.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a CI-M.

You can find more information at the Going to 6.033 Home Page site or on the 6.033 Stellar site.

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