Volgenau School of Engineering
George Mason University
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George Mason University

CYSE 211: Operating Systems and Lab

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Addresses basic issues such as virtual memory, kernel and user mode, system calls, threads, context switches, interrupts, interprocess communication, coordination of concurrent activities. May also address: concurrency, processes and multi-threading, context switching, synchronization, scheduling, and deadlock. Memory management, dynamic memory allocation, address translation. Management of file systems, storage devices, directories, protection, scheduling and crash recovery.

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Limited to 2 Attempts


Addresses basic issues such as virtual memory, kernel and user mode, system calls, threads, context switches, interrupts, interprocess communication, coordination of concurrent activities. May also address: concurrency, processes and multi-threading, context switching, synchronization, scheduling, and deadlock. Memory management, dynamic memory allocation, address translation. Management of file systems, storage devices, directories, protection, scheduling and crash recovery.

When Offered: Spring

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

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