For the second year class 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
Computer Architecture Topic Outline
For the Computer Science second year class 2000, block 3 and 4
For the second year class 1994, 1995, 1999
The prescribed book: A M Lister and R D Eager, Fundamentals of Operating Systems, 5th Edition, The Macmillan Press Ltd, 1993.
Outline: The purpose of this topic is to provide students background in two important areas in Computer Science: Operating Systems and Networks. Operating systems enable computer users to use a computer more conveniently and more effectively. Networks and their communication protocols enable users to communicate each other and to share facilities between computers.
For the Computer Science Higher Diploma class 1998
For the Computer Science Higher Diploma class 1998, 2000
For the Computer Science third year class 2000, block 1 and 2
For the Honours class 1995, 1996, 1997
Performance, reliability, and cost of computer systems are main concerns of system designers. This topic deals with the important issues related to reliability of computer systems from the designers' viewpoint, including fault detection, diagnosis, tolerance, error control, and reliability evaluation. Reliability of Computer Systems: Topic Outline