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CSC2404 Operating Systems

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Sciences
School or Department : Maths and Computing
Version produced : 30 December 2013

Requisites

Pre-requisite: CSC1401 or USQIT16 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GDTI or GCSC or GDGS or GCEN or GDET or METC or MCOT or MCTE or MCOP or MPIT or MSBN or MSMS

Other requisites

Recommended pre-requisites: CSC2402
Students who do not meet the pre-requisite requirements must obtain approval of the examiner and the program coordinator to be enrolled in this course.

Synopsis

This course covers the design and implementation of computer operating systems. The major components of operating systems: process management, memory management and file systems are covered in detail. This course uses NACHOS, an instructional operating system developed at the University of California at Berkeley, as the system for case study, laboratory exercises, and programming assignments. Students will have experience of design and implementation of a real operating system and a deep understanding of how operating systems work.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2012 External
Semester 2, 2012 On-campus Toowoomba