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Fall 2019 Semester
Jul 28, 2021
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CS 7600 - Intensive Computer Systems
Studies the structure, components, design, implementation, and internal operation of computer systems, focusing on the operating system level. Reviews computer hardware and architecture including the arithmetic and logic unit, and the control unit. Covers current operating system components and construction techniques including the memory and memory controller, I/O device management, device drivers, memory management, file system structures, and the user interface. Discusses distributed operating systems, real-time systems, and addresses concurrent processes, scheduling, interprocess communication, and synchronization. Discusses relevant distributed algorithms. Also covers design and analysis techniques for desirable properties in computer systems including functional correctness (in the absence of faults), performance and throughput, fault-tolerance and reliability, real-time response, security, and quality of service. Draws examples from real operating systems. Emphasizes abstraction, while programming exercises are used to facilitate the understanding of concepts.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Computer Science Department

Course Attributes:
GSCS Computer & Info Science

Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs:     
      PhD Computer Science
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      Khoury Coll of Comp Sciences

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