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  • What are Uninettuno Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)

    Thanks to the UNINETTUNO MOOCs you will be able to freely follow the lectures of the best Italian and international lecturers drawn from a selection of the best courses of UNINETTUNO, in Italian, English and Arabic; you will have at your disposal digitised and indexed on-demand video lectures, usable on a PC as well as on smart phone and tablet, including hypertextual links to more-in-depth study materials (books and articles, practice work, slides, bibliographical references, lists of websites). You will also have at your disposal a collaborative discussion environment, a thematic forum by means of which you will be able to exchange views with your colleagues on the issues dealt with in the lectures, discuss the practice work done, cooperatively create new knowledge in a process that will see you active players of your own learning process.

  • How to get Credits (European Credits Transfer System) with Uninettuno MOOC

    If you have enjoyed the MOOCs experience, you can transform it into an actual asset for your academic and professional career: by enrolling in the corresponding UNINETTUNO university course, you will be included into a class and have the support of a tutor who will guide you along your learning path; you will be able to participate in a course delivery cycle, interact with professors and tutors in real time in UNINETTUNO virtual classrooms on the Web (on live streaming) or in UNINETTUNO Island of Knowledge on Second Life; the tracking of your activities on the MOOCs will be recorded and you will be acknowledged as an attending student and will be able to sit for the exam that will allow UNINETTUNO to officially assign you – in case of success – the university study credits corresponding to the selected courses, based on the Credits (European Credits Transfer System) - European Credit Transfer System, recognised by the Italian and by EU universities.

The course # of Uninettuno allows you to get # university credits according with the European System ECTS (European Credits Transfer System) and legally recognized by European and International Universities.
In order to get credits you need to study online following the Uninettuno model until the final exam.
The certification fee of the course # is # Euros that you can pay by Bank transfer to:

Università Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNO
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Once you have paid the registration fee for the single course you will be contacted by our student secretariat to arrange your online studies.
If you prefer you can contact our student secretariat by email at info@uninettunouniversity.net to be driven into the path of registration.


Information and communication technologies engineering (Academic Year 2010/2011) - Information and communication technologies engineering (reserved for the students of Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt)

Operating Systems

Credits: 6
Available languages: EN, IT
Language: English
Course description
The course of Operating Systems addresses fundamental notions of an operating system as an essential component of a computer system. In particular, the course describes the architecture, essential functionalities and main components of an operating system.
Base knowledge of a computer system structure, foundations of the programming language and data structure. Possibly, Architecture of computers and digital system design
The scope of the course is to provide the fundamental knowledge about the general structure of a modern operating system, in particular, the mechanisms which are used in order to resolve the main problems when designing modern operating systems.
Operating Systems overview (functions, evolution and classification)
Process Management (process model, synchronization mechanisms and deadlock, implementation in java)
Memory Management (basic concepts and techniques)
I/O Subsystem (goals, architecture and device drivers)
File System (basic concepts and implementation issues)

A. Silberschatz, P. B. Galvin, G. Gagne, Operating System Concepts, Wiley, 8th edition (July 28, 2008)

Exercises cover all course arguments.
Paolo Prinetto
Video professors
Prof. Maurelio Boari - Università di Bologna (Bologna - Italy)
Prof. Paolo Ancilotti - Scuola Superiore Sant' Anna (Pisa - Italy)
List of lessons
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Maurelio Boari
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Maurelio Boari
Maurelio Boari
Maurelio Boari
Maurelio Boari
    •  Lesson n. 9: Deadlock 
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Maurelio Boari
Maurelio Boari
Maurelio Boari
Paolo Ancilotti
Paolo Ancilotti
Paolo Ancilotti
    •  Lesson n. 16: Segmentation 
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Paolo Ancilotti
    •  Lesson n. 18: Paging 
Paolo Ancilotti
    •  Lesson n. 19: Demand paging 
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Paolo Ancilotti
Paolo Ancilotti
Paolo Ancilotti
Paolo Ancilotti
Paolo Ancilotti
Paolo Ancilotti


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