Operating Systems G22.2250-001

Instructor: Thomas Robertazzi, Adjunct Professor.

Contact information: Email: tom@ece.sunysb.edu and Phone: 631-632-8412 (office) or 631-632-8400 (messages).

Goal: To familarize students with basic operating systems concepts.

Text: A. Tanenbaum, Modern Operating Systems, Prentice-Hall, 2nd edition, 2001, ISBN: 0-13-031358-0.


Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Processes and Threads

Chapter 3: Deadlocks

Chapter 4: Memory Management

Chapter 5: Input/Output

Chapter 6: File Systems

Other operating systems special topics may be covered depending on time.

Grading: Midterm (35%), Final (35%), Projects (30%: three low to moderate complexity projects).

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  • A take home final was distributed via Blackboard broadcast email early Monday morning. If don't get it and you need a copy contact Prof. Robertazzi at tom@ece.sunysb.edu or Anina Karmen in the Computer Science Dept. (her email is under Administrative Staff on the cs dept. web page). The exam is due back Thursday Dec. 22 by 9AM via email (prefered) or by 10:30 via fax (if you must) at 631-632-8494.