Computer Science 433
Programming Languages

Fall 2012, The College of Saint Rose

Lecture 1: Introduction and Overview
Date: Monday, August 27, 2012


Lecture Assignment 1

Due at the start of class, Wednesday, August 29.

The readings for next class are Sebesta Chapters 1 (more important) and 2 (interesting and helpful, but not essential).

Please submit answers to these questions either as a hard copy (typeset or handwritten are OK) or by email to terescoj AT by the start of class. Please use a clear subject line when submitting by email (e.g., CSC 433 Lecture Assignment 1, Joe Student). We will discuss these questions at the start of class, so no late submissions are accepted.

  1. I would like to get a better feel for everyone's backgrounds coming in. Please answer each of the following. (4 points)
  2. Make sure you can log into As evidence of this, copy and paste the output when you issue the command w when you log in. (1 point)
  3. In an effort to get to know you and to make sure you know how to find me, please stop by my office (Albertus Hall 400-2) and introduce yourself as a Computer Science 433 student (some time this week). (1 point)


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