Operating Systems

"I feel like a little bit, like, I'm the Braveheart of [systems programming]."

— Kanye West

Course Information

Contacting the TAs

You can contact the TAs by emailing cs167tas@cs.brown.edu. If you specifically need the Head TA, email cs167headtas@cs.brown.edu.

Meeting times

CS 167 will be meeting M,W,F 2:00-2:50 PM (G Hour) in CIT 477.
CS 169 will have occasional sessions on T, TH evenings, 8-9 PM. The first will be on February 4.

Textbook

The course textbook is Operating Systems in Depth, by Doeppner, Wiley 2011.
ISBN: 978-0-471-68723-8

Prerequisites

CS33 is required. CS31 is also ok, assuming you can program in C.

Grading

  • 4 programs (40%) (those taking 169 need complete only the first 167 program)
  • 4 Homeworks (20%)
  • Midterm Exam (10%)
  • Final Exam (30%)