INFS6210-A Hardware and Operating System    (Spring 2014)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 4 (03/08/2014 - 05/03/2014)

Days: ONLINE

Time: -

Location: Internet/Online

Room:

Seats Available: 2 Seats

Credits: 3

The following additional fees apply to this section:   Fully Online Fee : $150.00

Course Description

This course develops an understanding of the internal logical structure of computers with the basic structure and functioning of conventional computer systems. Discussion of conceptual techniques of assembler and machine-level programming as well as an introduction to appropriate data structures is included. The course highlights microcomputer operating systems (DOS, WINDOWS and UNIX) and the control programs they comprise as well as techniques for communicating with the operating system. The course includes such topics as multiprogramming, multiprocessing and time-shared operating systems, the virtual memory concept, and system software.

About The Instructor

J. Packy Laverty, Ph.D.
Professor of Computer and Information Systems
 Computer and Information Systems

laverty@rmu.edu
412-397-6477 phone
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 310

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