Introduction to Computer Systems (ICS)

 

Spring 2017

 

Syllabus and timetable

 

Preliminaries and pdf

 

Slides for week 1 (10.1.17): 1st half and pdf, 2nd half and pdf

 

Slides for week 2 (17.1.17): 1st half and pdf, 2nd half and pdf

 

Slides for week 3 (24.1.17): 1st half and pdf, 2nd half and pdf

 

Slides for week 4 (31.1.17): 1st half and pdf, 2nd half and pdf

 

Slides for week 5 (7.2.17): 2nd half and pdf

 

Slides for week 6 (14.2.17): 2nd half and pdf

 

Slides for week 7 (21.2.17): 1st half and pdf, 2nd half and pdf

 

Slides for week 8 (28.2.17): 1st half and pdf, 2nd half and pdf

 

Slides for week 9 (7.3.17): 1st half and pdf, 2nd half and pdf

 

Slides for week 10 (14.3.17): 2nd half and pdf

 

Slides for week 11 (21.3.17): 1st half and pdf

 

Workshops

 

Maths workshop schedule and contact details

 

Saturday 21.1.17, 15.00-17.00 Binary 1, MAL 153

Saturday 28.1.17, 15.00-17.00 Boolean Algebra, MAL 153

Saturday 4.2.17, 15.00-17.00 Binary 2, MAL 153

 

Maths Video Tutorials

 

BIN and Boolean videos (library)

http://bbk.libguides.com/computerscience/mathstutorials

 

BIN and Boolean videos (Birkbeck You Tube)

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2Fy-5oxIlb6cG15wxnhRdAmdskil_3-7

 

 

           Useful Web Pages

                             Elementary arithmetic http://www.dcs.bbk.ac.uk/~roger/arith.html

Integers and fractions http://www.purplemath.com/modules/numtypes.htm

Binary arithmetic http://www.purplemath.com/modules/numbbase.htm

More binary arithmetic http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binary_numeral_system

Two’s complement http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Two's_complement

Algorithms http://userpages.wittenberg.edu/bshelburne/Comp150/Algorithms.htm

More algorithms http://users.evtek.fi/~jaanah/IntroC/DBeech/3gl_step.htm

 

 

                Examples of In Class Tests

 

                In class test held on 3.11.15 and summary answers

                    In class test held on 15.9.16 and summary answers

In class test held on 14.2.17 and summary answers

 

                Examples of Mock Examinations

 

2014 mock examination and summary answers

2015 mock examination and summary answers

2017 mock examination and summary answers

 

 

2014 Summer Examination

 

2014 examination paper

2014 summary answers to summer examination

 

 

2015 Summer Examination

 

2015 examination paper

2015 summary answers to summer examination

 

 

2016 Summer Examination

 

2016 examination paper

2016 summary answers to summer examination

 

 

2016 Autumn Examination

 

2016 autumn examination paper

2016 summary answers to autumn examination paper