Total Credits: 10
Level: Level 3
Target Students: Part II undergraduate students in the School of Computer Science. Also available to students from other Schools with the agreement of the module convenor. Available to JYA/Erasmus students.
|Spring||Assessed by end of Spring Semester|
Summary of Content:
This module is part of the Operating Systems and Architecture theme in the School of Computer Science.
Operating systems provide a software interface to make the hardware of a computer more readily usable, and to provide cost-effective use of that hardware. This module covers how key aspects of an operating systems can be implemented, including:
Method and Frequency of Class:
|Activity||Number Of Weeks||Number of sessions||Duration of a session|
|Lecture||12 weeks||2 per week||1 hour|
Method of Assessment:
|Exam 1||100||2 hr written examination|
Dr C Higgins
Education Aims: To teach the theoretical background and practical implementation of traditional operating systems. To consider the history and development of Operating Systems.
Learning Outcomes: Knowledge and Understanding knowledge of key issues in the practical implementation of operating systems Intellectual Skills the ability to think independently while giving due weight to the arguments of others, the ability to understand complex concepts and apply them to specific situations Professional Skills enhanced programming skills, the ability to evaluate and select appropriate algorithms and data structures Transferable Skills the ability to solve OS design problems.
Offering School: Computer Science
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