This course covers programming in C. Topics: The syntax, variables, expressions, working environment, printf and scanf. Function calls and returns. Branching and looping. Relational operators. Bit-wise operators. Boolean expressions. Recursion. Pointers. Data structures: Arrays, structs, lists, stacks, trees, queues. String processing. Low level memory management. dynamic memory allocation. The preprocessor. File processing: fprintf, fscanf, fseek, sscanf. Concurrency, fork, pipe, signal. Dynamic multidimensional arrays, OS APIs. Linux/UNIX Integration. A laboratory meets weekly.
Prerequisites: EE major status and either CS 1133 or CS 1114