CSCI 1120 (Low-Level Computing), Fall 2017:
Homework 1

5 points.



Honor Code Statement

Please include with each part of the assignment the Honor Code pledge or just the word ``pledged'', plus one or more of the following about collaboration and help (as many as apply).1Text in italics is explanatory or something for you to fill in. For written assignments, it should go right after your name and the assignment number; for programming assignments, it should go in comments at the start of your program(s).

Programming Problems

(For this assignment, you won't actually be programming, but you will be doing something on a computer, and submitting your answers in the way you'll submit your programs in later assignments.)

Do the following problems. You will end up with at least one text file. Submit this file or files by sending mail to with each file as an attachment. Please use a subject line that mentions the course and the assignment (e.g., ``csci 1120 hw 1'' or ``LL hw 1'').

  1. (5 points) (Not really a programming problem, but one that requires you to use a computer.) For this problem your mission is to learn a little more about traditional UNIX text editors vi and/or emacs. Do one or both of the following (full credit for doing one, extra credit if you do both).

    Turn in the resulting text file(s).


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Credit where credit is due: I based the wording of this list on a posting to a SIGCSE mailing list. SIGCSE is the ACM's Special Interest Group on CS Education.

Berna Massingill