Course Catalog - 2020-2021

     

COMP 417 - ADVANCED OPERATING SYSTEMS

Long Title: ADVANCED OPERATING SYSTEMS AND SECURITY
Department: Computer Science
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): COMP 421 OR ELEC 421
Description: In this seminar, we will investigate advanced topics in the design and implementation of operating systems, including: OS structure (includingWeb Browsers), concurrency and synchronization, memory management, file systems and storage, virtual machines, and information protection. We will explore both fundamental and hot topics through reading, discussing, and presenting key research findings. This course will also cover methods for critiquing, writing, and presenting research findings through a course long project. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: COMP 517. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for COMP 417 if student has credit for COMP 517.