CS 162. Operating Systems and System Programming

Current Schedule (Spring 2016)


Catalog Description: (4 units) Basic concepts of operating systems and system programming. Utility programs, subsystems, multiple-program systems. Processes, inter-process communication, and synchronization. Memory allocation, segmentation, paging. Loading and linking, libraries. Resource allocation, scheduling, performance evaluation. File systems, storage devices, I/O systems. Protection, security, and privacy.

Prerequisites: CS 61A, CS 61B, CS 61C, and Math 55.

Course objectives: The purpose of this course is to teach the design of operating systems and system programming.

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