OPERATING SYSTEMS

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PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd., Feb 13, 2013 - Computers - 236 pages
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Operating System, an integral part of any computer, is the interface between the computer users and the hardware. This comprehensive book provides the readers with the basic under-standing of the theoretical and practical aspects of operating systems. The text explains the operating systems and components of operating systems including attributes of Linux and Unix operating systems. It also discusses Android operating system and Tablet computer. The book explicates in-depth the concepts of process, threads/multithreading and scheduling and describes process synchronization, deadlocks and memory management including file access methods and directory structure. In addition, it also describes security and protection along with distributed file systems. The book is designed as a textbook for undergraduate students of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, and Information Technology as well as post-graduate students of computer applications and computer science.
 

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Contents

OSChap01
1
OSChap02
46
OSChap03
73
OSChap04
94
OSChap05
111
OSChap06
144
OSChap07
169
OSChap08
184
OSGlossary
214
OSReferences
221
OSIndex
223
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I. CHANDRA MOHAN, Ph.D., was Professor and Head, Department of Mathematics, S.V. University, Tirupati. He has over three decades of teaching experience in the fields of Computer Science and Computer Applications. During this period, he has guided a number of Ph.D. and M.Phil. students in the field. Professor Chandra Mohan has also authored a book Design and Analysis of Algorithms, 2nd ed., published by PHI Learning.

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