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Classic Operating Systems By Per Brinch Hansen

Classic Operating Systems by Per Brinch Hansen

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An essential reader containing the 25 most important papers in the development of modern operating systems for computer science and software engineering. Essential resource for graduates, professionals, and researchers in CS with an interest in operating system principles.

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Classic Operating Systems Summary

Classic Operating Systems: From Batch Processing to Distributed Systems by Per Brinch Hansen

An essential reader containing the 25 most important papers in the development of modern operating systems for computer science and software engineering. The papers illustrate the major breakthroughs in operating system technology from the 1950s to the 1990s. The editor provides an overview chapter and puts all development in perspective with chapter introductions and expository apparatus. Essential resource for graduates, professionals, and researchers in CS with an interest in operating system principles.

Classic Operating Systems Reviews

From the reviews:

?This book?demonstrates the historic development of modern operating systems?Readers will learn not only what these modern operating system landmarks are, but ?how operating system designers think.??This book is a must-read for anyone who is serious about operating systems research.? -- Computing Reviews

"This excellent presentation of a collection of seminal operating system research papers has been compiled by a widely published and acknowledged authority in the field. ... The author's insightful selection successfully distills and succinctly presents the operating system research ethos, simplifying complex issues without belittling them, while managing to preserve the obvious enthusiasm shared by these pioneers. ... This book is a mine of useful information that will prove useful to those students wishing to gain an insight into ... operating system design." (Simon Berry, The Computer Journal, Vol. 45 (3), 2002)

Table of Contents

(parts only listed; 24 chapters total) Part I: Open Shop; Part II: Batch Processing; Part III: Multiprogramming; Part IV: Timesharing; Part V: Concurrent Programming; Part VI: Personal Computing; Part VII: Distributed Systems

Additional information

NLS9781441928818
9781441928818
1441928812
Classic Operating Systems: From Batch Processing to Distributed Systems by Per Brinch Hansen
New
Paperback
Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
2010-12-03
598
N/A
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