Feb 11, 2014: Design Project 1
Design Project 1 is now posted. There are three deliverables associated with it:
- A design memo, due on Feb 14, 2014 (11.59pm).
- A design proposal not exceeding 800 words, due on February 28, 2014 at 5pm.
- A design report not exceeding 2,500 words, due on March 21, 2014 at 5pm.
Feb 9, 2014: Paper Questions
There will be a set of paper questions associated with each 6.033 reading. Please answer these questions on paper (typed and printed is fine!)
and turn them in at the beginning of recitation. Questions will usually be posted within two days before the corresponding recitation. Please
check for the latest updates on the schedules page.
Feb 5, 2014: Important: Recitation and Tutorial Assignment
Recitation and tutorial assignment are now available online. Please check
your assignment and email 6.033-tas ASAP if you have a schedule conflict.
Jan 29, 2014: Important: First Day of Class
begins on Tuesday February 4th with a recitation. Please look up the
recitation section that the registrar assigned you to. Please consult
this list to see where your section is
Please input your
recitation and tutorial preferences for the rest of the semester. Please input your information by
4 pm on Wednesday February 6th. By
10pm on Wednesday February 6th (or sooner), we will assign a binding list of recitation
assignments for the rest of the term, and post them to this page. This assignment
will also tell you where to go for your first writing tutorial on Friday, February 7th.
In preparation for section, make sure to read the paper that is
assigned for the first section; see the schedule
page for all assignments. Throughout the term instructors will evaluate you on
your effort to understand an assigned paper; start with making a positive
Jan 16, 2014: Discussion, questions, feedback
6.033 uses Piazza for online discussions and questions. Please join the 6.033 class on Piazza. You will be able to ask questions, discuss problems, and provide anonymous feedback.
Dec 11, 2013: Textbook
6.033 will be using Saltzer and Kaashoek's
Principles of Computer System Design: An Introduction
(Morgan Kaufmann 2009); the readings are required.
You can get a copy at the MIT Coop.