Apr 14, 2021  
College Catalog 2020-2021 
College Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COMP 342 - Operating Systems and Computer Architecture

This course introduces the basic design and architecture of operating systems. Concepts to be discussed include sequential and concurrent processes, synchronization and mutual exclusion, processor scheduling, time-sharing, multitasking, parallel processing, memory management, file system design, and security. Students will learn concepts through lectures, readings, and low-level programming using the C programming language. Prerequisite(s): COMP 240  or permission of instructor. Offered occsionally. (4 Credits)