University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


Ve 482: Introduction to Operating Systems

Course description: Operating system design and implementation: multi-tasking; concurrency and synchronization; inter-process communication; deadlock; scheduling; resource allocation; memory and storage management; input-output; file systems; protection and security. Students write several substantial programs dealing with concurrency and synchronization in a multi-task environment, with file systems, and with memory management.
Credit hours: 4 credits
Pre-requisites: Ve281 and Ve370 or Graduate Standing