Operating Systems Principles

ISBN-10: 0130266116

ISBN-13: 9780130266118

Edition: 2003

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Description: /*2661A-4, 0-13-026611-6, Bic, Lubemir F., Shaw, Alan C., Principles of Operating Systems*/" This book presents the fundamentals of operating systems that remain constant as new, more advanced systems are introduced and also integrates and highlights key distributed operating systems issues." The main topics presented include message-based synchronization and remote procedure calls, as well as unique integration of distributed deadlocks, distributed shared memory, distributed file systems, and secure communication using cryptography." For systems programmers, software engineers, programmers, and other professionals who want to teach themselves the fundamentals of operating systems or enhance their understanding of operating systems and distributed systems issues.

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Book details

List price: $198.60
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 11/21/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 543
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Bruce J. AvolioMarion B. Ingersoll Professor, Executive Director, Center for Leadership and Strategic ThinkingMichael G. Foster School of Business, University of WashingtonDr. Avolio has an international reputation as a researcher and practitioner in leadership. He has consulted with public and private organizations in North and South America, Africa, Europe, and Southeast Asia, as well as in Australia, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia and Israel. His research and consulting includes work with the militaries of the United States of America, Singapore, Sweden, Finland, Israel, and South Africa.Dr. Avolio is a fellow of the Academy of Management, American Psychological Society, American Psychological Association and the Gerontological Society. He is the former President of the Society for Human Resource Management Foundation and the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management.Dr. Avolio has published 10 books and over a 125 articles on leadership and related areas. His books include Transformational and Charismatic Leadership: The Road Ahead (Elsevier Science, 2002), Full Leadership Development: Building the Vital Forces in Organizations (Sage Publications, 1999), and Developing Potential Across a Full Range of Leadership: Cases on Transactional and Transformational Leadership (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2000). His newest books are Leadership Development in Balance: Made/Born (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, February 2005), The High Impact Leader: Moments Matter in Authentic Leadership Development (McGraw-Hill 2006) and Psychological capital: Developing the human competitive edge (Oxford Press, 2007) with Fred Luthans and Carolyn Youssef.Dr. Avolio has worked with government agencies on national leadership development projects, and with governments at the state and local level. His current projects include: Working with public healthcare leaders to design a leadership institute for healthcare providers and educators. Working on a 4 year project with the U.S. Veteran's Administration on strategic leadership development and ownership. Current projects include a 300k contract with the U.S. Military Academy at West Point to investigate ethical leadership development; a 730k contract to conduct a longitudinal investigation of leadership development with military officers, and a 186k contract with the VA to examine how taking ownership and developing leadership produce better healthcare results.Dr. Avolio's latest interest and presentations focus on the following: How do we accelerate authentic leadership development for maximum impact on performance? How do we use the positive psychological capacities of leaders to accelerate change? How do we show decision makers the 'return on development' investment in leadership? How can we develop leaders and leadership to effectively operate in extreme contexts?

Introduction
Process Management and Coordination
Basic Concepts: Processes and Interactions
Higher-Level Synchronization Schemes
The Operating System Kernel: Implementing Processes and Threads
Process and Thread Scheduling
Deadlocks
Memory Management
Physical Memory
Virtual Memory
Sharing of Data and Code in Main Memory
File Systems and Input/Output
File Systems
Input/Output Systems
Protection and Security
The Protection and Security Interface
Internal Protection Mechanisms
Programming Projects
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