CSC 342: Operating Systems

Course Description:

Study of supervisory programs. System services and file systems; CPU scheduling; memory management; virtual memory; disk scheduling. Deadlock characterization, prevention, and avoidance; concurrent processes; semaphores; critical sections; synchronization. Distributed systems and communication protocols.

Prerequisites:

CSC 242 and CSC 231

Textbook:

photo of textbook cover Operating System Concepts with Java, 8th Edition,
A. Silberschatz, P.B. Galvin, G. Gagne,
John Wiley & Sons, Inc, New York, 2003,
ISBN 978-0-470-57432-4

OSP: An Environment for Operating System Projects
M. Kifer, S.A. Smolka, ,
Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Reading, MA, 1991,
ISBN 0-201-54887-9

Current Semester Pages:

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