Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

COMP 421 - OP SYS/CONCURRENT PROGRAMMING

Long Title: OPERATING SYSTEMS AND CONCURRENT PROGRAMMING
Department: Computer Science
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Credit Hours: 4
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): COMP 215 AND (COMP 221 OR COMP 321)
Description: Introduction to the design, construction, and analysis of concurrent programs with an emphasis on operating systems, including filing systems, schedulers, and memory allocators. Specific attention is devoted to process synchronization and communication within concurrent programs. Cross-list: ELEC 421, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: COMP 521. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for COMP 421 if student has credit for COMP 521.
Course URL: http://www.clear.rice.edu/comp421/