Syllabus academic year 2010/2011
(Created 2010-07-25.)
Credits: 4,5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. EDA050 overlaps following cours/es: EDA055. Optional for: C4, D4, D4is, E4, E4pv, F4, Pi4. Course coordinator: Jonas Skeppstedt,, Dept of Computer Science. Prerequisites: EDA027 Algorithms and Data Structures or EDAA01 Programming - Second Course. Assessment: To qualify for the writtenexamination, students must have completed the compulsary laboratory work. The final grade is based on the result of the written exam. Home page:

The purpose of the course is that the students shall understand how operating systems are implemented, which is an important part of understanding computer systems.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

History. The design of operating systems. CPU scheduling. Memory management. Virtual memory. Secondary memories and file systems. Distributed systems. Protection and security. Examples of different kinds of operating systems.

Uresh Vahalia:Unix Internals: The New Frontiers, 2nd Ed. 13 978 0130210 340.