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INF-2201 Operating system fundamentals - 20 stp

The course is administrated by

Institutt for informatikk

Type of course

The course can be taken as a singular course.

Course overlap

D-240 Operating systems 15 stp

Course contents

The course provides a thorough introduction to operating system. Topics include threads and processes, process coordination and synchronization, physical and virtual storage organization, interrupt handling, peripheral devices and file systems. The exercises include both analysis of abstractions, and their design and implementation. During the course each student will develop a running operating system kernel for an Intel x86 based computer.

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: June 1st for the autumn semester and December 1st for the spring semester.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements: Higher Education Entrance Qualification + specific entrance requirements equivalent to MATRS: R1/(S1+S2). Application code: 9354 - Singular course in computer science

Objective of the course

Knowledge; students should get:

Skills; students should be able to:

General competence; students should get

Language of instruction

The language of instruction is English and all of the syllabus material is in English. Examination questions will be given in English, but may be answered either in English or a Scandinavian language.

Teaching methods

Lectures: 60 hours, Colloquium: 60 hours, Laboratory: 60 hours. The course is given every spring semester.

Date for examination

Portfolio hand in date 31.05.2023

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced at your faculty early in May and early in November.