Unix Tools: COP 4342, Fall 2018
4342 Unix Tools
LOCATION/TIME: 499 Dirac Science Libaray (DSL): T, Th 8:00AM-9:15A
Office: Dittmer 336, Desk TA19
Office Hours: 13:00-15:00 T
S. Powers, J. Peek, T. O’Reilly, M. Loukides.
Unix Power Tools. Third Edition.
R. Schwartz, T. Phoenix. Learning Perl. Sixth Edition.
CLASS HOMEPAGE: The
class home page is at http://www.cs.fsu.edu/˜cop4342
The page will contain a variety of information, which will
include the syllabus, schedule, slides, and assignments.
SLIDES: There is a lot of material to cover in this class. Lecturing from slides will allow me to cover the material at a more rapid pace. The slides I have developed for the class will be made available in pdf from the class homepage prior to their presentation.
will be assigned numerous assignments that will include
projects requiring writing shell scripts, Perl code, and
other program development tools. There will likely be
at least ten programming projects and there may be
more. These projects are to be accomplished
individually by each student.
ATTENDENCE AND PUNCUTALITY:
are responsible for all material presented in class.
Exams and due dates will be scheduled in advance. A
grade of zero will be recorded for missed exams and late
assignments unless prior arrangements are made.
Assignments turned in after the due date, but by the
beginning of the next scheduled class will be penalized
10%. Assignments will not be accepted that are more than
one class period late.
CHEATING: Students are encouraged to discuss programs in general. Copying another’s code or writing code for someone else is cheating. Keep listings to provide evidence of creative development.
CLASS BEHAVIOR: Students are expected to refrain from carrying on side conversations or other distracting behavior in class, and that violations of this policy will result in expulsion from the classroom.
GRADING: There will be three exams (60% of total) and various projects (40% of total). Keep all graded material to provide evidence of grades. A final comprehensive exam may be given in place of the third exam.
Students with disabilities needing academic accommodation
should: (1) register with and provide documentation to the
For more information about services available to FSU students with disabilities, contact the
Student Disability Resource Center
Dean of Students Department
08 Kellum Hall
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4400
(This syllabus and other class materials are available in alternative format upon request.)
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