Nov 12, 2019  
University of Alberta Calendar 2019-2020 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2019-2020

CMPUT 379 - Operating System Concepts


★ 3 (fi 6) (either term, 3-0-3) Processes: process state transitions; operations on processes; interrupt processing; parallel processing; multiprocessor considerations; resource allocation; critical sections and events; semaphores; deadlock: avoidance, detection, and recovery; memory management; virtual memory; paging and segmentation; page replacement strategies; working sets; demand paging; scheduling: levels, objectives, and criteria; scheduling algorithms; file system functions; file organization; space allocation; elements of operating systems security. Prerequisites: CMPUT 201 and 204 or 275; one of CMPUT 229, E E 380 or ECE 212.