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Undergraduate Handbook

Operating Systems - COMP3231
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Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisite: (COMP1921 or COMP1927) and (COMP2121 or ELEC2142).
Equivalent: COMP3891, COMP9201, COMP9283
Fee Band: 2 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


Operating System Organisation and services. Process management: scheduling, synchronisation and communication. Memory management: virtual memory, paging and segmentation. Storage management: disk scheduling, file systems. Protection and security. Distributed operating systems and file systems. Case studies: UNIX & NT. Lab: Programming assignments.

Assumed Knowledge: C

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