[ 526EIBE13 ] Subject Introduction to Computer Science and Operating Systems

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6 ECTS Accumulative subject examination B1 - Bachelor's programme 1. year Computer Science Manuel Wimmer Johannes Kepler University Linz
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Pre-requisites (*)Empfohlen: Vorlesung Einführung in die Informatik für Vorlesung Betriebssysteme
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Business Informatics 2022W
Objectives Students have an overview over the areas of computer science and know how these areas are connected among each other and with other disciplines. They know about the most important technical and theoretical foundations, understand the architecture of operating systems and the corresponding processes and associated development issues.
Subject History and classification of computer science; computer science as a scientific discipline; information theory, formats for storage and transmission of data; structure and basic function of computer systems; algorithms and data structures; programming languages; theoretical computer science; system software and applications; classification of operating systems, scheduling, parallelism, semaphores, deadlocks, memory management, file systems
Further information Lecture Introduction to Computer Science: self-assessment by means of exercises during the lecture

Lecture Operating Systems: Blended learning using an e-learning system. The lecture is not intended as an introduction into using a specific operating system; rather, the focus is on foundations and principal concepts.

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