CS 5600: Computer Systems
Lecture - 4 credits
- Studies the structure, components, design, implementation, and internal operation of computer systems, focusing mainly on the operating system level.
- Reviews computer hardware and architecture including the arithmetic and logic unit, and the control unit.
- Covers current operating system components and construction techniques including the memory and memory controller, I/O device management, device drivers, memory management, file system structures, and the user interface.
- Introduces distributed operating systems.
- Discusses issues arising from concurrency and distribution, such as scheduling of concurrent processes, interprocess communication and synchronization, resource sharing and allocation, and deadlock management and resolution.
- Includes examples from real operating systems.
- Exposes students to the system concepts through programming exercises.
- Requires admission to MS program or completion of all transition courses.
Studies the structure, components, design, implementation, and internal operation of computer systems, focusing mainly on the operating system level. Show more.