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Computer Science (COMP)

School of Computer Science
Faculty of Science

COMP 1402 [0.5 credit]

Introduction to Systems Programming

Introduction to programming with procedures and primitive data types, designed for B.C.S. students. Topics include: arrays, strings, pointers, heap and stack memory allocation and deallocation, iterative and recursive linked list manipulations, system/library calls.
Precludes additional credit for COMP 1002, COMP 1007, SYSC 1102, and ECOR 1606.
Prerequisite: COMP 1405. Restricted to students registered in the B.C.S. program, combined Honours in Computer Science and Mathematics, Honours Computer Mathematics, and Honours Computer Statistics.
Lectures three hours a week, tutorial one hour a week.

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