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COMP401A Topics in Operating Systems

15 Points

One or more topics in operating systems implementation at an advanced level.

Learning Outcomes
The ability to understand and develop operating systems

Pre Requisite Papers
Three 300 level Computer Science papers, including
COMP301 Operating Systems

Restricted Papers
COMP412/COMP512 Advanced Communication and Network Systems

Corresponding Papers
COMP501 Topics in Operating Systems

Lecturers and Tutors

A Semester

Official Timetable Information

Compulsory Components
The course is mostly practical with a focus on operating system implementation assignments a large, multi-part operating systems implementation project.

Assessment Ratio
Internal assessment/final examination ratio 1:0

Assessment Components

Grading Schedule

UML 12.5%
Device Driver 12.5%
TBD 12.5%
TBD 12.5%
Project    50%

Attendance Policy
Class attendance is expected. The course notes provided are not comprehensive, additional material will be covered in class.

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University Regulations
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