Machine problems -- Laboratory assignments -- COM1101 Winter 2001

Updated February 24, 2001

Professor Futrelle
College of Computer Science, Northeastern U., Boston, MA

There will be one preparatory lab and three projects, each spread over two lab sessions (two weeks). At the end of the course there will be two final labs to allow any students who need timeto to finish up their labs or refine or extend their labs for extra credit. See the Course Syllabus and Calendar for the Lab dates and assignment due dates.

Lab 1 -- Building a Simple Project under Visual C++

First Project -- Building DBs using random file access

In this project, covering Labs 2 and 3, you will be creating a table of records in a file on disk for a simple relational database and accessing the records.

Second Project -- Using C++ objects for simulation

In this project, covering Labs 4 and 5, you will be creating a collection of objects modeling automobiles and their interactions during simulated traffic flow.

Third Project -- Radically revised -- A modest lab, focusing on pointers and inheritance.

Will be held Februay 27th, not the 20th.