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INFS 515: Computer Organization Course and Operating Systems

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Computer hardware architecture concepts including number systems, machine representation of numbers, instruction set formats, addressing techniques, memory organization, internal processor structure and operation. Symbolic assembly language fundamental operating systems concepts: process synchronization and scheduling, interprocess communication, memory management, virtual memory, deadlocks, file I/O and disk management, and LINUX operating system case studies.

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Not Repeatable


Computer hardware architecture concepts including number systems, machine representation of numbers, instruction set formats, addressing techniques, memory organization, internal processor structure and operation. Symbolic assembly language fundamental operating systems concepts: process synchronization and scheduling, interprocess communication, memory management, virtual memory, deadlocks, file I/O and disk management, and LINUX operating system case studies. 

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credit cannot be applied to a graduate degree in the Volgenau School or the BS degree in computer science.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

Undergraduate courses or equivalent knowledge in structured programming in a high-level language

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Expertise