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Systems and Computer Engineering (SYSC)

Department of Systems and Computer Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

SYSC 4001 [0.5 credit]

Operating Systems

Introduction to operating system principles. Structure of an operating system; management of CPU, processes, and memory; dead-lock problems, file systems. Concurrent programming.
Precludes additional credit for SYSC 3001.
Prerequisites: (SYSC 2002 or SYSC 2100) and (SYSC 2003 or SYSC 3003 or SYSC 3006).
Lectures three hours a week.

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