Prof. Mohamed Zahran
(aka Prof. Z)
mzahran AT cs DOT nyu DOT edu
Lectures: Mondays 6:00-8:30 pm
Location: WWH 312
Recitation: Thursdays 7:10-8:00pm WWH 312
Office Hours: Mon 3-5pm
Welcome students! ... to
the PAC II course, edition Spring 2013.
I will keep updating this page regularly. If you have
questions related to that course feel free to email me.
Here is some basic information:
Garder and recitation leader:
Prathyusha Reddy Nalla prathyusha.nalla (at) nyu dot edu
Midterm exam: March 25th (same place and time as the lecture)
Final exam: May 20th, 6-8:30pm, WWH 312 (same time and place as the lecture)
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Note: The lectures below are logical entities and a single lecture below may correspond to several physical lectures in class.
Bits, Data, and Operations
3.1 -> 3.6
4.1 -> 4.4 (and skim chp 5)
chp 11 and 12.1 -> 12.4 and 13
C programming: Advanced
chps 14.1->14.3, 16.1->16.2, 17.1->17.3, and 19
Setting up the environment for the project and the assignment here.
The project description
Due date: Midnight of May 6th, 2013
Hw1 (due Feb 11) Solutions
Hw2 (Due Feb 25) Solutions
Hw3 (Due March 11) Solutions
Hw4 (Due Apr 15) Comments from our grader
Hw5 (Due May 13) Solutions
Midterm practice problems
Midterm exam solutions
Final exam practice problems
Links (Geeky stuff)Binary, decimal, hexadecimal converter
Logic circuit simulator
Online MIPS simulator
Downloadable MIPS simulator
Yet another MIPS simulator
MIPS assembly reference
Another MIPS assembly cheat sheet
Nice summary of IA32 assembly
C Programming Tutorial