|Name||:||Terry Sergeant||Office Hours|
|Office||:||JB 322||TTh||8:30-9:30; 2:00-3:00|
|Description||:||Students will investigate concerpts pertinent to the design of operating systems, including processes, scheduling, synchronization, memory management, and file systems. Students will also learn how these concepts are applied in two or more operating systems.|
|Textbook||:||Silberschatz, Galvin, and Gagne, Operating System Concepts with Java, 8th edition, John Wiley and Sons, 2010.|
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|Week||Date||Topic / Schedules|
|Week 1||16 Jan||Intro / History|
|Week 2||23 Jan||Processes and Threads|
|Week 3||30 Jan||Threads|
|Week 4||06 Feb||CPU Scheduling; Pres: Processes/Threads (Wed)|
|Week 5||13 Feb||Synchronization; Exam #1 (Fri)|
|Week 6||20 Feb||Synchronization|
|Week 7||27 Feb||Deadlock; Pres: CPU Scheduling (Wed)|
|Week 8||06 Mar||Memory Management|
|Week X||13 Mar||Spring Break|
|Week 9||20 Mar||Virtual Memory; Pres: Sync/Deadlock (Wed)|
|Week 10||27 Mar||Exam #2 (Fri); Virtual Memory|
|Week 11||03 Apr||File Systems|
|Week 12||10 Apr||I/O Systems Pres: Memory Mgmt (Wed)|
|Week 13||17 Apr||Interrupts|
|Week 14||24 Apr||Security; Pres: File Systems (Wed)|
|Week 15||01 May||Security|
|10 May||Final Exam: Wed at 10:30 a.m.|