Prerequisite Courses

Computer Organization and Data Stuctures

Required Text(s)

William Stallings, Operating Systems, Internals and Design Principles, 9th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2017.(html). 


A. Silberschatz, P. B. Galvin and G. Gagne, Operating System Concepts, 10th Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2018. (html). 




Recomended Text(s)

- Remzi H. Arpaci-Dusseau and Andrea C. Arpaci-Dusseau, Operating Systems: Three Easy Pieces (html)
- A. Tannenbaum, Modern Operating Systems, 4th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2014.
- T. Anderson and M. Dahlin, Operating Systems: Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition, Recursive Books Ltd. 2014.

Meeting Times:

- Wednesdey 09:0 - 12:00,  Location: C_211


Evaluation Tool Weight in %
Homework Assignments    8
Presentations &
In-term Exams
- 2 Midterms
Final 40

Tentative  Course Outline:

1 Computer System Overview
2 Operating System Overview
3 Process Description and Control
4 Threads
5 Concurrency: Mutual Exclusion and Synchronization
6 Concurrency: Deadlock and Starvation
7 Memory Management
8 Exam Week
9 Virtual Memory
10 Uniprocessor and Multiprocessor Scheduling
11 I/O Management, Disk Scheduling and File Management
12 Operating System Security
13 Virtual Machines and Cloud Operating Systems
14 Mobile, Embedded and IoT Operating Systems

Course Syllabus in PDF ()