Department of Computer Science 

CS 4410/4411: Fall 2008

Systems Programming and Operating Systems






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11/10:  The final will be Thursday, December 18th at 2pm in Room 131 Warren Hall.
The day, time, and location for the final is set by the University:

10/29:  Second prelim will be Thursday, November 20th.
Chapters 10-15 (lectures 14-22) will be covered (i.e. everything after first prelim).

10/28:  Homework #5 deadline exteded by two days.
Due Thursday, October 30th, at 11:59pm.

10/13:  Prelim is this Thursday, October 16th during class, 10:10am-11:25am.

10/12:  Homework solutions are available via the homework link.

10/09:  Review session is today, 6:30-7:30pm in room 315 Upson.
Also, old/practice exams available by clicking on exams link.

09/18:  Welcome Sanket Gupta as new TA.
See course help for office hours.

09/04:  Architecture review session today, Thursday.
315 Upson Hall at 6:00pm.

09/02:  First CS 4410 homework and first CS 4411 project available.
CS 4410 homework due next Tuesday, September 9th and
CS 4411 design doc due Monday, September 8th.
See the Course Management System (CMS).

09/01:  First lectures from both 4410 and 4411 are available online.
Click "Lecture Notes" or "CS4411 Section", respectively, to access slides.

08/20:  Welcome to CS 4410/4411!
Our first lecture is next week, Thursday, 10:10-11:25am, in Thurston 203

CS4410 Lectures:


10:10-11:25 AM
10:10-11:25 AM

203 Thurston Hall (THR)

CS4411 Section:


3:35-4:25 PM

372 Hollister Hall (HLS)


Hakim Weatherspoon, 4116 Upson,, (607) 254-1254

Required Textbook:  

Operating System Concepts (8th Edition)
Silberschatz, Galvin and Gagne
ISBN: 978-0-470-12872-5


Operating System Concepts (7th Edition)
Silberschatz, Galvin and Gagne
ISBN: 0-471-69466-5

Optional Additional Reading:  

Modern Operating Systems (2nd Edition)
Andrew Tanenbaum