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Undergraduate Catalog 2009-10 
Undergraduate Catalog 2009-10 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS 4540 - Operating Systems

The internal and external views of computer operating systems are presented. A historical survey of the development and growth of operating systems is given. Fundamentals of systems and system design are stressed. Basic concepts and terminology are emphasized. Processes, communications and synchronizations, deadlocks, scheduling, shared resources, resource allocation, and deallocation, memory management, files management, and protection are discussed. Applications to real systems are investigated to motivate the ideas presented. Students build or run simulations and modify the internals of a working operating system.

Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisites: CS 2240 and CS 3310.

Credits: 3 hours

When Offered: Fall, Spring

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