An introduction to operating systems for contemporary multitasking, single processor computers. Topics include processes, process management and scheduling, interprocess synchronization and communication, memory management, and file management. Selected theory and concepts are supplemented with an examination of their implementation in contemporary operating systems. Discussion of legal, social, and ethical issues.
Course Prerequisites: Minimum grades of C in CMPS 2084 and CMPS 2133.
Major Exams (2) 40%
Final Exam 20%
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