A revised and updated edition of this student introductory textbook, it has new diagrams and illustrations, with updated hardware examples. A new concluding chapter on graphical user interfaces is added. There is also more emphasis on client-server systems.
Functions and characteristics of an operating system; concurrent processes; the system nucleus; memory management; input and output; the filing system; resource allocation and scheduling; protection; reliability; job control; graphical user interfaces.
Series: Computer Science
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 1st August 1993
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.49
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 5
Edition Type: Revised