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Animations for teaching operating systems


Animations for teaching operating systems

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A collection of seven flash animations designed to help students understand a range of topics for an operating systems course. The topics include: instruction execution cycle, process life cycle, a solution to the bounded-buffer problem, an implementation of the bounded buffer problem using a counter variable, atomicity and mutual exclusion problems with the counter solution to the bounded buffer problem and mutual exclusion and process synchronisation with semaphores.
Material Type: Animation
Technical Format: Flash
Date Added to MERLOT: August 30, 2007
Date Modified in MERLOT: November 30, 2011
Submitter: David Jones


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Primary Audience: College Lower Division, College Upper Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure


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