BSc in Computer science and music (Università degli Studi di Milano)


This course explains the working of the fundamental components of a modern operating system.

Information

Date Info
25/01/2012 Results of the Operating system written test of January, 25 2012 and oral test calendar
The results of the Operating systems written test of 25/1 and the oral tests calendar are available.
16/01/2012 Place and time of the Operating systems written test of January 25, 2012
The Operating systems written test of 25/01 will take place in aula beta in Via Comelico starting from 8:30.
16/01/2012 Results of the Operating system written test of January, 9 2012 and oral test calendar
The results of the Operating systems written test of 9/1 and the oral tests calendar are available.
05/01/2012 Place and time of the Operating systems written test of January 9, 2012
The Operating systems written test of 9/01 will take place in aula V9 in Via Venezian starting from 13:30.
22/12/2011 Date change for the written test of Operating systems
The written test of Operating systems of January has been postponed to 9/01.
20/10/2011 Results of the Operating system written test of October, 14 2011 and oral test calendar
The results of the Operating systems written test of 14/10 and the oral tests calendar are available.
09/10/2011 Place and time of the Operating systems written test of October 14, 2011
The Operating systems written test of 14/10 will take place in aula V4 in Via Venezian starting from 13:30.
21/09/2011 Date change for the written test of Operating systems
The written test of Operating systems of October has been postponed to 14/10.
21/09/2011 Results of the Operating system written test of September, 19 2011 and oral test calendar
The results of the Operating systems written test of 19/9 and the oral tests calendar are available.
13/09/2011 Place and time of the Operating systems written test of Septembre 19, 2011
The Operating systems written test of 19/9 will take place in aula alfa in Via Comelico 39 starting from 9:30.
11/07/2011 Results of the Operating system written test of July, 11 2011 and oral test calendar
The results of the Operating systems written test of 11/7 and the oral tests calendar are available.
06/07/2011 Office hours canceled
Regular office hour are canceled until next semester; students can arrange an appointment via e-mail.
06/07/2011 Place and time of the Operating systems written test of July 11, 2011
The Operating systems written test of 11/7 will take place in aula beta in Via Comelico 39 starting from 9:00.
26/06/2011 Results of the Operating system written test of June, 21 2011 and oral test calendar
The results of the Operating systems written test of 21/6 and the oral tests calendar are available.
13/06/2011 Place and time of the Operating systems written test of June 21, 2011
The Operating systems written test of 21/6 will take place in aula beta in Via Comelico 39 starting from 14:30.
06/05/2011 Evaluation of the Operating system course
The course evaluation will take place in the final part of the lecture of May, 5th.
29/03/2011 Suspension of the Operating systems lesson
The Operating systems class of April, 4th is canceled.
15/02/2011 Beginning of the spring semester
According to a decision of the Computer Science teaching committee, classes will start from March, 7th.

Language

Lectures are in italian.

Course schedule

Lectures will take place at the Computer science department, according to the following schedule:

Day Hour Place
Tuesday 15:30 - 17:30 aula alfa
Thursday 15:30 - 17:30 aula alfa

Any change to the schedule will be announced in class and published in paragraph News of this page.

Office hours

Thursday, at 17:00 (online: https://meet.jit.si/ricevimento-malchiodi). It is possible contact the teacher by e-mail, taking care to read in advance the guide prepared by Prof. Sebastiano Vigna and clearly specifying in the message the course name and the academic year. In particular, students are encouraged to always use their academic address (i.e. based on the domain studenti.unimi.it) signing with name and student ID number and recalling that the response time may vary depending on the teacher commitments.

Course material

The course is mainly based on the following textbook: A. Silberschatz, P. B. Galvin, G. Gagne, Operating Systems Concepts, 8th Edition, International Student Version, Wiley, 2009 (ISBN 978 - 0-470-23399-3).

C sockets are covered by the howto Sockets tutorial.

Syllabus

The course explains the topics listed in the lecture calendar, covering the textbook contents in chapters 1 to 10, 11 (up to section 11.6 excluded), 12 (sections 12.1 to 12.7.4 excluded and 12.9 to 12.9.2 excluded), 14 (up to section 14.8 excluded), 15 , as well as the contents of the remaining documents listed in Course material.

Lectures calendar

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Exam modalities

The exam consists in a written test (canceled in case a sensibly low number of students) followed by an oral one.

Exam sessions

Session Date
June 21/06/2011 Results
July 11/07/2011 Results
September 19/09/2011 Results
October 14/10/2011 Results
January 09/01/2012 Results
January 25/01/2012 Results