Leader: A/Prof John Hurst
Clayton Second semester 2005 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2005 (Day)
Synopsis: Software organisation of multi-user, multi-tasking computers. The principles of operating systems are covered with reference to the underlying hardware requirements and are illustrated by a UNIX case study. Topics include operating system structure and services, multi-programming processes, CPU scheduling, memory management, device management, synchronisation, deadlocks, virtual memory and file systems.
Assessment: Examination: (3 hours) 70% + Practical work: 30%
Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures per week, one 1-hour tutorial per fortnight, and one 3-hour laboratory per fortnight
Prerequisites: CSE1303 or CSC1030