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2018-2019 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Studies Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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CSC 256 - Advanced Operating Systems Design


Semester Hours: 3
Once a Year
Review of resource management and control functions of operating systems. Process management, memory management, file systems, distributed and multiprocessor systems. Concurrent processes, scheduling, mutual exclusion, synchronization. The CSP language for specifying communication patterns in interactive systems. Deadlock prevention, avoidance, and detection. Memory management paged and segmented allocation. The memory hierarchy, caching, virtual memory, page replacement algorithms, and their analyses.  Protection and security.   

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
Course open to graduate students in computer science, others need permission from computer science graduate director.





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