Syllabus - Computer Science - Florida Atlantic University

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FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

CET 4505

APPLIED

OPERATING SYSTEMS


Instructor:

Office Hours:

Ankur Agarwal Office:772
-
873
-
3319
aagarwa2@fau.edu


Schedule:


Catalog Desc
ription:

An introduction to what makes up a
modern

computer operating systems, includes
developing an understanding of interrupts, interrupt handling, processes, process
management, file and device management, and other features of control programs.


Obj
ectives

To understand the fundamental concepts applied in modern operating systems. Students
will learn the major functionality that is essential in an operating system. More specifically,

1. To learn the basic concepts of Operating Systems.

2. To learn ho
w processes are managed, including creation, termination, and
synchronization.

3. To learn various CPU scheduling algorithms.

4. To learn the problem of deadlocks and their solutions.

5. To learn the basics of memory management.

6. To learn how virtua
l memory works.

7. To learn how to design and implement some fundamental operating system functions.

Textbook:



Topics:

1. Functions and Characteristics of Operating Systems

2. Process Management − Process Concept

3. Process Collaboration and Synchroniz
ation

4. Deadlocks and Their Prevention

5. Memory Organization and Management

6. Virtual Memory

7. Student Projects

Homework:

Reading assignments will be given on a weekly basis. Exercises will be given at the end of
each chapter in general
.

Grading:

T
wo

exams

6
0
%

Homework

20
%


Term Project
20
%

Your final grade will be based on the scores you have earned from your exams, homework
assignments, and the term project, compared to the performance of other students in the
class.

Course Policies:

The class exams are closed books and closed notes. All the exam scores will count towards
the final grade. There will be no make
-
up examination. The exams will be based on the
class notes.