Title: A Short Introduction to Operating Systems
Author: Mark Burgess
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A Short Introduction to Operating Systems by Mark Burgess book is a compilation of lecture notes on operating systems printed at the University of College Oslo, Norway.
This book and its content are relatively short with only 139 pages printed compared to other books that cover this subject from a broader perspective. The book covers most of the basic topics of operating systems and the lecture notes provide the reader with a decent introduction material on the subject of operating systems.
“A Short Introduction to Operating Systems” is not a typical textbook but, it is a collection of notes from a lecturer who has incite on the subject of operating systems. It is a good combination of programming examples along with theory. It is recommended for readers who are interested to get incite on the roles of an operating system and how operating systems work.
It provides simplified explanations to the technical language. All in all the book is adequate for its purpose and it is accompanied by good instruction, therefore, readers will have a good experience using the book.