Operating Systems: 2nd Semester, 2008

Tentative Syllabus

Course No.F6
Instructor: Dr. Hitoshi Oi
(Assistant Professor, Computer Architecture and Operating Systems Group.)
office: 242-C
office hours: Wednesday 1400 - 1600 or by appointment
email: hitoshi©u-aizu.ac.jp
phone: 2580
Course Web Page: http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/~hitoshi/COURSES/OS08/
Lecture Thr, 1310 to 1440 at Classroom M7 (Lecture Hall 207)
Exercise Thr, 0900 to 1210 at Lab std3 (Lecture Hall 101)
Course Assistant Fumio Nakajima
email: os08_assistant©oslab.biz

Course Objectives

University Syllabus

Grading Scheme and Policies


Modern Operating Systems, Inernational Edition, 3/E* , by Andrew S. Tanenbaum, ISBN-10: 0138134596, ISBN-13:9780138134594, Prentice Hall.

*2nd edition (which had been used by last year) should be OK, but use it at your own discretion/responsibility.

Lecure slides for 3rd edtion are available from this URL (access is limited from u-aizu.ac.jp domain only). We also utilize the customized slides from 2nd ed as needed.

Course Notice Board

All notice for this course will be posted on this board. Each student is requred to check this board regularly and frequently. It is assumed that each student is aware of the notice after 24 hours from the post date.

Tentative Schedule

The schedule will be adjusted based on the progress and understanding of the class. Please check the course web page for any update.

1Course Introduction
Operating System Overview
2Introduction to Processes and Threads Ch.2
3Processes and Threads (contd.) Ch.2
4Interprocess Communication Ch.2
5Process Scheduling Ch.2
6Deadlocks Ch.6
7Midterm Exam Ch.1, 2 and 6
8Memory Management Ch.3
9Virtual Memory Ch.3
10 File System Ch.4
11 File System (cont.d) Ch.4
12I/O Devices Ch.5
13I/O Devices (cont.d) Ch.5
14Final exam Ch.1 to 6

Hitoshi Oi