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Comparative operating systems ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: J Ceddia

Not offered in 2005.

Synopsis: Features of commercial operating systems including process management, memory management, concurrency, job and process scheduling, distributed computing, file systems, database management systems, compilers and applications programming interfaces, and operating systems security.

Assessment: Examination (2 hours): 50% + Practical work: 50%

Contact Hours: 2 hours per week

Prerequisites: COT1140, CSE1201 or equivalent

Prohibitions: COT2040, CSC2020, CSE2302,RDT2141, RDT2410