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Coursera: Development of Real-Time Systems

July 5, 2016

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A course on the theories and implementations of real-time systems is about to start on Coursera platform. The course comes from the Finnish University Åbo Akademi, and lasts 5 weeks of low workload (2-3h per week). The instructor entices the learner by showing a famous real-time system failure, during the landing of the Apollo 11 on the surface of the […]

Nand2Tetris course is starting on Coursera

March 30, 2015

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Nand2Tetris is a famous learning resource that teaches computing from the ground up, where the bottom brick that is used to build anything is the digital NAND port. It teaches the basics of Hardware Description Languages (such as Verilog and VHDL), and applies it to build a processor. It then guides into writing an assembler […]

Digital Signal Processing course on Coursera ended

July 20, 2014

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I attended the last session of Digital Signal Processing course offered by the Polytechnic of Lausanne (EPFL: École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) through Coursera.org. The course is presented by Professors Paolo Prandoni and Martin Vetterli. I already knew some of the topics from University, but it was ten years ago and I wanted to refresh […]

Compilers course is starting on Coursera

March 13, 2014

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The 17th of March Coursera will open a new session of the Compilers course, offered by Stanford University and led by Professor Alex Aiken: Coursera – Compilers The Coursera courses belong to the category of Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in the sense that anyone can sign up, and everyone studies the same chapters in […]

Interesting upcoming courses on Coursera

March 2, 2013

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The online “university” coursera.org organizes its courses with limited time frame, to give the students a sense of urgency to complete the studies. These courses, which are relevant to the content of my blog, are about to start: VLSI CAD: Logic to Layout; start date: 2013-03-04 Pattern-Oriented Software Architectures for Concurrent and Networked Software; start date: 2013-03-04 Information Security […]

Attending an on-line course on compilers

October 14, 2012

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I am currently attending an on-line class on compilers at Coursera, that I already mentioned in a previous blog post. The course (prepared and lead by Professor Alex Aiken) is very interesting, and mixes formal theory with practical applications. At the end the students will be able to code a complete compiler, and they will […]