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Computer systems 2 [ LINGI1113 ]

5.0 crédits ECTS  30.0 h + 30.0 h   2q 

Teacher(s) Lobelle Marc ;
Language French
of the course

functions of the different levels from the physical layer to the application layer, main computer system architectures (eg SINF1252)

Main themes
  • Architecture and implementation of operating systems
  • Memory hierarchy, memory management
  • Input/output devices and their interaction with the OS
  • Security, fault tolerance
  • Programming a computer that does not contain an OS

Students completing successfully this course will be able to

  • compare different implementations of operating systems and highlight the advantages and disadvantages of these implementations
  • explain what are the main problems to be solved by an operating system and present the various solutions with their advantages and disadvantages
  • describe the interactions between hardware and software

See "Main themes"

  • Andrew S Tanenbaum, Albert S Woodhull, Operating Systems Design
    and Implementation, 3/E, Prentice Hall, 2006
  • David A. Patterson and John L. Hennessy, Computer Organization
    and Design
Other information



Cycle et année
> Bachelor in Engineering
> Preparatory year for Master in Computer science
> Bachelor in Computer Science
> Bachelor in Engineering : Architecture
> Bachelor in Economics and Management
> Bachelor in Mathematics
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