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Functions and Characteristics of an Operating System

  • A. M. Lister
  • R. D. Eager
Part of the Macmillan Computer Science Series book series (COMPSS)

Abstract

In this chapter we discuss in more detail the functions which we expect an operating system to perform, and isolate some of the characteristics it must exhibit in order to do so.

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Copyright information

© A. M. Lister and R. D. Eager 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. Lister
    • 1
  • R. D. Eager
    • 2
  1. 1.University of QueenslandAustralia
  2. 2.University of Kent at CanterburyUK

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