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- [9/6/2017] Operating Systems (Stallings Chapter 2)
- [9/11/2017] Time and Time Sharing (Stallings Chapter 2)
- [9/13/2017] Assignment 1: Measuring time due 9/27/2017 at 11pm
- [9/13/2017] Life and Death of Processes (man sleep,fgets,fork,exec)
- [9/18/2017] Signals and handlers (man signal, sigaction, sigsetmask, sigprocmask, alarm)
- [9/20/2017] Inter-process Communication and Glue (man open,close,fdopen,pipe,dup)
- [9/25/2017] C Pointers and Arrays
- [9/27/2017] C Types
- [10/2/2017] Special Session: C for C++ programmers due 10/2/2017 at open block
- [10/2/2017] Threads (Stallings Chapter 4)
- [10/4/2017] Thread Programming (Stallings Chapter 4)
- [10/4/2017] Quiz 1 due 10/4/2017 at last 45 minutes of class
- [10/11/2017] Assignment 2: Ants and Aardvarks due 10/25/2017 at 11pm
- [10/11/2017] Locks and the Bounded Buffer
- [10/16/2017] Atomicity and semaphores (man sem_overview, sem_init, sem_wait, sem_post, semop)
- [10/18/2017] Deadlock (Stallings Chapter 6)
- [10/23/2017] Assignment 3: Sandboxing due 11/8/2017 at 11pm
- [10/23/2017] Deadlock Prevention
- [10/25/2017] Memory Management (Stallings Chapter 7)
- [10/30/2017] Virtual Memory (Stallings Chapter 8)
- [11/1/2017] Memory Addressing (Stallings Chapters 7-8)
- [11/6/2017] Assignment 4: Paging due 11/29/2017 at 11pm
- [11/6/2017] Scheduling (Stallings Chapter 9)
- [11/8/2017] Queueing Theory
- [11/13/2017] I/O Subsystems (Stallings Chapter 11)
- [11/15/2017] Midterm Examination due 11/15/2017 at whole class period
- Disks and Layers (Stallings Chapter 12)
- Filesystems (Stallings Chapter 12)
- Storage Challenges (Stallings Chapter 12)
- Identity and Security (Stallings Chapter 14)
- Threat and Mitigation (Stallings Chapter 15)