Computer Organization & Operating System(CMA704)

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Computer Organization & Operating System


M.Tech (CMA)




Programme Core (PC)

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Introduction to basic digital electronic circuits: Combinational and sequential circuits, flip-flops, registers, memory, counters. Computer organization: Design of basic computers, hardwired and micro programmed control, programming a basic computer, instruction formats and addressing modes, stack organization. Computer architectures: RISC and CISC architectures, Parallel processing. Operating system: Introduction to operating system, functionalities of an operating system. Process management: creation, scheduling and termination of a process, light- weight process, Inter process communication, Deadlocks handling, process synchronisation. Memory management: static and dynamic memory, memory allocation methods. Input output management: Handling interrupts, Disk scheduling algorithms. File Management: File and Directory structures, allocation methods, free space management, UNIX file structure. System Security and protection methods


V. Carl Hamacher, Zvonko G. Vranesic, Safwat G. Zaky, Computer organization, McGraw-Hill, 2002
A. Silberschatz, Peter Baer Galvin, Greg Gagne, Operating System Concepts, John Wiley & Sons, 2012.


Mathematical and Computational Sciences

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Department of MACS, NITK, Surathkal
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Karnataka, India.

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