Department of Computer Science

Course director: H. Sandhu (Fall,Winter) Implementation details

COSC 3321.03 Operating System Fundamentals

Section A  Fall         Mon, Wed, Fri 14:30
Section M  Winter       Tue, Thu 14:30-16:00

This course is intended to teach students the fundamental concepts that underlie operating systems, including multiprogramming, concurrent processes, CPU scheduling, deadlocks, memory management, file systems, protection and security. Many examples from real systems are given to illustrate the application of particular concepts. At the end of this course, a student will be able to understand the principles and techniques required for understanding and designing operating systems.

Text: A. Silberschatz, J.L. Peterson, and P. Galvin, Operating System Concepts, Third Edition, Addison- Wesley, 1991.

Prerequisites:general prerequisites, including COSC2021.03