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TKO_8925 Advanced Course on Operating Systems 5 ECTS
Organised by
Computer Science
Person in charge
Olli Nevalainen
Preceding studies

Learning outcomes

The student will get a deeper understanding of the theory and technical solutions in operating systems both a solid background to follow the progress in this topic.


The course considers the theory, organization and technical solutions of the software in operating systems. Emphasis is on the implementation principles of the system and the understanding of the impact of different technical solutions to the final systems program. The following topics in operating systems will be covered: System design and principles; Concurrency control in main memory; Transactions.

Teaching methods

Self-study course. Selected topics from the textbook: Bacon, Harris: Operating Systems – Concurrent and Distributed design. Take contact to the responsible teacher for details.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
Written exam


Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

Bacon, Harris: Operating Systems – Concurrent and Distributed design.  Addison- Wesley, 2003.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Future Technologies
Department of Future Technologies
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Department of Future Technologies
DP in Computer Science
DP in Electr. and Communication Technology
Finnish Study Modules