Course Name: Operating System

Course abstract

The course will provide an introduction to Operating Systems (OS), their design and implementation. We will discuss the goals of an OS,and some successful and not-so- successful OS designs. We will also discuss the following OS services in detail: thread scheduling, security, virtual memory, file system. We will understand the OS concepts practically by directly studying the source code of a small but realistic OS.

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Prof. Sorav Bansal

Sorav Bansal is an Associate Professor at the CS department in IIT Delhi, and works in the areas of programming languages and operating systems. His primary research interests involve investigating superoptimization-based compiler design and higher-level abstractions for OS/Network programming. Sorav obtained his B.Tech. from IIT Delhi, and Ph.D. from Stanford University.

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 Course Duration : Jan-Apr 2020

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 Enrollment : 18-Nov-2019 to 03-Feb-2020

 Exam registration : 16-Dec-2019 to 20-Mar-2020

 Exam Date : 25-Apr-2020




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