Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Introduction to operating systems

CS-323

Lecturer(s) :

Zwaenepoel Willy

Language:

English

Summary

Introduction to basic concepts of operating systems.

Content

Function and general structure of an operating system.

Process management.

Memory management.

File systems.

Virtualization and virtual machines.

Keywords

Operating systems

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

CS-206 Parallelisme and concurrency

CS-207 Systems programming

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Teaching methods

Lectures and exercises.

Expected student activities

Attendance at lectures and completing exercises.

Assessment methods

Midterm and final during the semester.

50% midterm, 50% final.

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Resources

Bibliography

Operating Systems : Three Easy Pieces, R. Arpaci-Dusseau and A. Arpaci-Dusseau (free online book).

Slides available on Moodle.

Ressources en bibliothèque
Références suggérées par la bibliothèque

In the programs

  • Computer Science, 2017-2018, Bachelor semester 6
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Introduction to operating systems
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Passerelle HES - IN, 2017-2018, Spring semester
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Introduction to operating systems
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Communication Systems, 2017-2018, Bachelor semester 6
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Introduction to operating systems
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Computer science minor, 2017-2018, Spring semester
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Introduction to operating systems
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

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