CSE 451: Operating Systems, Winter 2013

Course Overview


Operating Systems Principles and Practices, Thomas Anderson and Michael Dahlin, ISBN 978-0-9856735-1-2.

Discussion board

There's a class discussion board, with separate threads for various topics. Please try to use the appropriate thread!


This breakdown is subject to change
  • Projects: 40% (5%, 5%, 15%, 15%)
  • Friday Quizzes: 20%
  • Final: 30%
  • Participation: 10%


There will be a quiz at the end of lecture most Fridays and a final exam.


  • Late Policy: Project due dates are specified in the write up. If you hand in an assignment late, we will take off 20% for each day (or portion thereof) it is late.