AMSC 662 / CMSC 662 Computer Organization and Programming for Scientific Computing
Information for Fall 2013
Dianne P. O'Leary
Final exam answers posted (typo
in 8b corrected) and Final Grades posted.
Have a wonderful break.
When and Where:
TuTh...... 9:30am-10:45am (CSI 2107)
Dianne O'Leary's Office Hours:
Tuesday 11:45-1:00, Friday 9:30-10:30,
and by appointment, in AVW 3271.
E-mail is welcome anytime!
Teaching assistant: Tyler Drombosky
Office Hours: Monday 1-2pm and Wednesday 10-11am, CSS 3103.
drombosk at math
No office hours on Wed 11/27. Extra office hours Mon 11/25, 10-11am.
Tuesday December 17, 8-10am, usual classroom.
Office hours during the week of December 16:
Topics: According to the rather dry catalog description:
"This course presents fundamental issues of computer hardware,
software, parallel computing, and scientific data management
for programming for scientific computation."
AMSC/CMSC/MAPL 460, AMSC/CMSC/MAPL 466,
or knowledge of basic numerical analysis and some programming
This course does not count toward the MS or PhD
requirements for Computer Science majors.
It is meant to be "Computer Science for Scientific Computing".
This course is offered every two years.
Bryant and O'Hallaron
Computer Systems: A Programmer's Perspective
Matlab will be assumed as a common language.
Some assignments will require C, but detailed templates
and complete instructions will be given.
Based on homework (including programming projects),
quizzes, and a final exam.
What really happens:
This course has three goals:
Please contact me.
Programming in C:
For Homework 3 (and some later homeworks) you will need to use
the gcc compiler.
Here is the best information I can give you.
Please let me know if you find better links or explanations.