Microcomputer Systems 810:023 Spring 2008
Ethereal Assignment due on
Monday, April 28th class:
Cryptography - Please read this material
Scanners concepts - hardware and
Switches and Bridges web pages,
including a detailed solution to today's group exercise on Flood,
Forward and Filter.
Hamming error detection and one bit correction protocol: Hamming
codewords illustrated using Flash.
M 4/7; Four meetings in April - ITT STUDIO III lab
F 4/18; Friday April 11th, Friday April 18th,
F 4/25; Friday April 25th
Quiz on Monday, 04/14 - finish small group quiz first
1. Hamming code word questions...
2. CSMA/CD ethernet protocol questions...
3. Which computers are on the same subnet questions...
Friday 04/04 PHP note for feedback.html
or comments.html and email SPAM prevention security.
How to Create
Feedback Form Script. Please read this over before Monday's Studio
III hands-on class. (Friday, April 4th).
Fri Apr 4 14:48:06 CDT 2008 <----- 2:48 p.m. on Friday...
bash-2.03$ cd php
bash-2.03$ ls -l *.php
-rw-r--r-- 1 jacobson faculty 287 Apr 2 14:25 a1.php
-rw-r--r-- 1 jacobson faculty 526 Apr 2 14:42 a3.php
-rw-r--r-- 1 jacobson faculty 211 Apr 1 23:07 action.php
-rw-r--r-- 1 jacobson faculty 3501 Apr 1 15:36 feedback.php
-rw-r--r-- 1 jacobson faculty 461 Apr 2 16:18 feedback2.php
-rw-r--r-- 1 jacobson faculty 238 Apr 1 14:42 sendmail.php
-rw-r--r-- 1 jacobson faculty 234 Apr 2 16:08 sendmail2.php
-rw-r--r-- 1 jacobson faculty 471 Apr 2 16:48 tryHidden.php
Decrypt the following message: The key is BE.
Scanner Experiment in Flash, perhaps
relevant for monitors and phosphors and pixels as well.
- Monday, March 31st Flash
graphics followup example.
- QUIZ ON FRIDAY 04/04 (No hands-on class this Friday, April 4th).
- Swinging striker on elastic band: Friday,
March 28th Flash class review.
- The following Take Home Quiz/Assignment
is due on Monday, March 31st.
- Vignere ciphers for
encryption from plaintext to ciphertext.
- Vignere Ciphers for encryption,
including an applet.
- Hamming codewords for error detection and
correction on networks.
- CSMA/CD Carier Sense Multiple
VIP: Subnet Mask links, exercises,
and email notes.
Includes a LINK TO subnet mask TAKE HOME QUIZ - due Friday, March
QUIZ #3 will NOT cover
what we have done in Flash CS3 during the 2/15, 2/18, 2/20 and 2/22
classes, with an emphasis on
Guide and Guided Layers.
We will review for the quiz on 2/25 and probably hand out your first
- Subnet Mask links, exercises, resources
and email notes. LINK TO TAKE HOME QUIZ - due Friday, March 7th.
QUIZ THREE ON WEDNESDAY, February 27th.
It will cover Fetch/Execute Cycle and
Cache memory exercise/review of Monday class. Know the mistake and
the oversimplification involving the CPU Simulator demonstrated and
- Nice material on computer
systems components CPU, Mp, Ms, Input, Output and Bus from
Computer Skills and Concepts class.
Memory comes in Levels or Layers - L1, L2, L3 cache explained.
- An example of the practical usefulness of
knowing Parent .. and Current .
directory Unix and Windows command prompt syntax.
Quiz Two Study Guide and topics.
- Review of Monday, February 11th
about <, >, |, batch files, internal external commands, etc.
- The Batch files Friday 02/08/2008
Wright 112 lab review.
Possible change of hands-on class schedule: We WILL switch to
ITT Studio 3 laptop computer lab for 14 classes starting on Friday
the ITT 138 Studio 3 LAB
VIP: WE WILL VERY RARELY HAVE A WRIGHT 112 LAB CLASS ON FRIDAY's.
QUIZ ONE TOPICS to be
The Monday, February 4th email
reminding of the quiz and assignment on Wednesday.
Assignment One and Quiz One email note with review of
4 generations of computers, Mauchly and ENIAC, Atanasoff and ABC
computer, base 16, etc.
I forgot to include information about Moore's Law. Both
18 months and 2 years for the doubling of transistors are discussed
here. A more in
depth article on Moore's Law.
VIP: Assignment One due date and Quiz
One will both be on Wednesday, February 6th.
Class in WRT 112 lab EVERY FRIDAY.
Your first ASSIGNMENT is
here. Do it as a prelab to be prepared for Friday's class #3, which is
in WRT 112 computer lab. It won't be collected.
Here is Wednesday evening
email note with good review of portions of Wednesday's class.
IP numbers, NIC addressses, and Port numbers and how the DO NOT THROW.
Here is Binary (base two) along with
some information on Hexadecimal (base 16), Octal (base 8) and
our good friend, decimal (base ten).
- The SEVEN LAYERS of the OSI model, aka
dwarfing the imagination.
- IP and subnet concepts: Internet Protocol and
the way IP numbers are used to break one network into subnetworks.
For FRIDAY Class #3: Capture files to play with
Networking terms and concepts - This LAN is your LAN. This LAN in
my LAN folksong lyrics
by Woody Guthrie.
Spring 2008 course reviews/previews
The Spring 1999 web page,
the Spring 2000 page,
Spring 2001 810:023 page,
Spring 2002 810:023 page,
Spring 2003 810:023 web page,
Spring 2004 810:023 web page,
Spring 2005 810:023 web page,
Spring 2006 810:023
and finally the
Spring 2007 810:023
Microcomputer Systems web page
all are useful to see what kinds of topics are covered in this class.
Keep in mind, the rate of change for networks,
PCs and operating systems means the class will change quite a bit in response.