CISC 7100X Foundations of System Programming

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CIS 701.
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37 hours plus conference and independent work; 3 credits

Programming with the basic resources of the operating system. Process, threads, and the inter-process/thread communication facilities, signals, pipes, sockets, semaphores, and shared memory. Allocation and protection of resources. Process and thread scheduling. Network programming.

Prerequisite: a course in data structures.

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