Competencies and objectives


Course context for academic year 2023-24

This subject is related to the Programming 1, Programming 2 subjects and Fundamentals of Computer first course is the first course in the sequence of operating systems and has continued in the subjects Distributed Systems and Devices and Infrastructure for Multimedia Systems, second and third year, respectively. It falls within the subject Operating Systems. The objective of this course is to provide students with the basic knowledge, both theoretical and empirical, to understand and analyze the main problems of operating systems and their possible solutions. It also teaches you to use analytical reasoning by building and solving simple computational scenarios. Emphasizing the specific problems of multimedia systems.



Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

UA Basic Transversal Competences

  • CT1 : Foreign language skills.
  • CT2 : Computer and information technology skills.
  • CT3 : Oral and written communication skills.


Specific Competences:>>Specific

  • C11 : Understand the characteristics, functionalities and structure of operating systems, to allow them to be used and administrated correctly, and design and implement multimedia applications based on their services.
  • C7 : Select and use the right development platform to programme heterogeneous sets of devices, with different hardware, operating system and different kinds of input and output interfaces.




Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2023-24

1 Understanding the basic problems associated with Operating System: Multiprocessing, Concurrency and resource management. Understand the organization, structure and services of the operating systems. 2. Understand the importance of planning, communication and process synchronization in multiprocessing systems. 3. Introduce the problems associated with the management of input / output, file systems and viable solutions. 4l. Analyze architectures present in the memory management.5. Relate the specific problems of multimedia content and implications for operating systems













Code: 21012
Lecturer responsible:
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,20
Practical credits: 1,20
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

    Theoretical credits: 1,2
    Practical credits: 1,2
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught