CS3103 - Operating Systems
Offering Academic Unit
Department of Computer Science
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2017/18, Semester B 2017/18
Semester A 2018/19 (Tentative), Semester B 2018/19 (Tentative)
|* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice|
This course aims to introduce the concepts, roles and functionality of operating systems, which are an essential part of any computer system. By going through the major areas in the development of operating systems including process management, memory management, scheduling, I/O and disk management, students are expected to gain a broad understanding of key approaches to operating system design and implementation. By discussing the design issues of different approaches, students should be able to analyse the trade-offs and contrast their performance in satisfying different system and application requirements.
Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)
Continuous Assessment: 40%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
For a student to pass the course, at least 30% of the maximum mark for the examination must be obtained.
Detailed Course Information
|Department of Computer Science|