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COMP 7615 - Selected Topics in Computer Systems

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

This course exposes students to emerging technology topics. This term, we focus on developing high performance applications on Android based smart-phones. The course begins by an introduction to assembly programming, covering types of instructions, addressing modes and high-performance topics on instruction level parallelism and special instructions. Following that, the course examines how C/C++ is translated to assembly and techniques. The course concludes with a case study using the Android Native Development Kit is used to develop a Near Field Communication application. This is a lab based course accompanied with short lectures and workshop discussions and presentations, where students will discuss techniques used and results achieved. This course will culminate with a final project.

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the classification of assembly instructions.
  • Explain how performance-critical applications are accelerated at assembly level.
  • Explain and analyze common assembly routines and functionality.
  • Develop native Android applications
  • Explain Near Field Communications Technology
  • Identify some related research, trends, challenges in industry.
  • Present, explain and demonstrate creative work to peers.
  • Submit course assignments by a fixed deadline.
  • Work effectively on coursework, with other students, as part of a team.

Effective as of Fall 2018

Related Programs

COMP 7615 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Computer Systems (Network Security Administration Option)
    Full-time   Bachelor of Technology

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