Operating Systems

Mahidol University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Operating Systems

  • Host University

    Mahidol University

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Area of Study

    Computer Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites


  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Description:

    This course is focused on functions and components of operating systems. Students are going to study for contemporary multiprocessing / multiprogramming systems. Exploration of systems programs: their design, internal structure and implementation are also included. Advanced topics in operating systems, performance measurement and evaluation and design of operating system modules will be taught.

    Course Objectives:

    • To be able to describe the components of contemporary operating systems
    • To be able to criticize the design of the operating system structures
    • To be able to explain different issues in modern operating systems
    • To be able to measure the performance of operating systems in different environment
    • To be able to select the optimal algorithms in different operating systems parts
    • To be able to criticize different operating systems in different platform

    Teaching Methods:

    Lecturing, demonstration and presentation

    Teaching Media:

    Slides, handouts

    Measurement and evaluation of student achievement:

    Assessment made from the set-forward criteria according to the MUIC’s grading policy.


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