Instructors : Dr. Tong Lai Yu
This course is intended for a second course on operating systems and
to provide a basic foundation in the design of advanced operating systems.
It stresses on various alternative approaches to the solution
of problems encountered in designing process.
A.s. Tanenbaum, Distributed Systems: Principles and Paradigms, Second Edition, Prentice Hall, 2007.
Suggested References :
Office : JB-346 phone : (909)-537-5334
- M. Singhal and N.G. Shivaratri, Advanced Concepts in Operating
Systems, McGraw-Hill, 1994.
- A.S. Tanenbaum, Modern Operating Systems,
Prentice Hall, 3rd Edition, 2008.
- A.S. Tanenbaum, Distributed Operating Systems,
Prentice Hall, 1995.
Silberschatz and Galvin, Operating System Concepts,
latest edition, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company.
- Deitel, Deitel, and Choffnes, Operating Systems,
3rd Edition, PEARSON Prentice Hall, 2004.
Office Hours :
Mon, Wed : 2:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Labs -- 18%, Homework -- 22%, Mid Term -- 25%,
Final Exam -- 35%
Grade Requirements :
91 - 100 % A, A- 81 - 90 % B+, B, B-
71 - 80 % C+, C, C-
61 - 70 % D+, D, D- <= 60 % F
Study Policy :
Students are expected to do the labs and homeworks as assigned.
They should attend all the lectures and study all assigned readings.
Students should come to ask the instructor for help or suggestions if they encounter
any difficulties or doubts in their work. Discussions with fellow classmates are encouraged
but lab or homework-copying is strictly forbidden.
All work must be turned in on time.
No late work will be accepted unless the student can provide acceptable compelling
reasons with appropriate documentation.
Also, do NOT turn in any lab or homework by email.
A student is responsible for contacting the lecture instructor as soon as possible for
providing a satisfactory explanation for missing a scheduled exam or work due to illness or
other serious and compelling reasons; documented evidence is required.
Otherwise, missed exams or work will be counted as 0%.
Support for Student with Disabilities:
If you are in need of an accommodation for a disability in order to
participate in this class, please contact Services to Students
with Disabilities at UH-183, (909)537-5238.
Plagiarism and Cheating:
Students are expected to be familiar with the University's
Policy on cheating and Plagiarism. Instances of academic dishonesty
will not be tolerated. Cheating on exams or plagiarism
(presenting the work of another as your own, or the use of another
person's ideas without giving proper credit) will result in a failing
grade and sanctions by the University. For this class, all assignments
are to be completed by the individual student unless otherwise specified.