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Information Technology (BIT, IMD, NET)

Carleton School of Information Technology
Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology

NET 3001 [0.5 credit]

Real-time Systems

Principles of event-driven systems, review of computer organization; parallel and serial interfaces; programmable timer; I/O methods; polling and interrupts. Real-time kernels. Critical design consideration: concurrency, dead lock, synchronization. Maintaining and improving system performance. Programming exercises in low and high level languages.
Prerequisite: NET 1004 and NET 2006.
Lectures three hours a week, tutorial/Laboratory two hours a week.

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