OPERATING SYSTEM (3330701)  

5
Credit
3 + 0 + 2
Lect + Tuto + Pract
Teaching Scheme
70 + 30 + 0
ESE + PA + ALA
Theory Marks
20 + 0 + 30
ESE + OEP + PA
Practical Marks
ESE - End Semester Examination, PA - Progress Assessment, ALA - Active Learning Assignments, OEP -Open Ended Problem


Rationale
An operating system is the core software of any computer system. This is the basic software or platform on which other software work. Every student of computer science and IT must therefore understand basic structure of an operating system. After learning this subject student will be able to discriminate between various types of operating systems, its processor, processes, and memory and file management. The subject also emphasis on Linux utilities and scripting.

Active Learning
i Operating System concepts: http://nptel.iitm.ac.in/courses/Webcoursecontents/IISc-ANG/Operating%20Systems/New_index1.html
ii Linux basics: www.freeos.com/guides/lsst
iii Linux basics: www.linuxcommand.org/writing_asell_scripts.php
iv Linux basics: www.distro.ibiblio.org/damnsmall/current/dsl-4.4.10-embedded.zip