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This article is about the syllabus of M.Sc (cs). M.Sc in Osmania University is a very good choice. Because the course is very effective and it covers all necessary subjects. Only B.Sc with Mathematics or Computer Science candidate eligible for entrance test. It is a two year course i.e., 4 semesters. I had tried many times to search the syllabus for this course on Internet. But I did not find any information. Actually, before taking admission, I want to check the syllabus. However, I did not find any resource or information about the syllabus. I think it is important for some students who are planning to take admission in M.Sc (cs).

Here is the complete Syllabus of all semesters.

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OSMANIA UNIVERSITY

Semester I
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Discrete Mathematical Structures
Modern Operating Systems
Microprocessors and Microcontrollers
Software Engineering
Computer Graphics
LAB - Unix & Computer Graphics
LAB- Microprocessors and Microcontrollers


Semester II
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2.1 Automata, Languages, and Computation
2.2 Client Server Programming (using Java)
2.3 Computer Networks and Internet Protocols
2.4 Design and Analysis of Algorithms
2.5 Embedded Systems
2.6 Network Programming Lab
2.7 Client-Server Programming Lab

Semester III
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3.1 Quantitative Techniques
3.2 Artificial Intelligence
3.3 Object Oriented System Development with UML
3.4 Network Security
3.5 Parallel Programming
3.6 LAB - Network Security
3.7 LAB- OOSD

Semester IV
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Project

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Semester I

1.1. Discrete mathematical Structures

4 Hr. PER WEEK

UNIT - I
Mathematical Logic and proofs – Propositions from old ones – Algorithms, Truth Tables
and Tautologies – Equilent Propositions – the conditional and biconditional – argument
and proofs 0 predicate Logic – Logical and electric circuits – Boolean algebra – Boolean
functions some applications – Minimization.
Section 1.1 to 1.9,3.1 to 3.6 of (1)

UNIT – II
Graph Theory – Basic ideas and definitions – Planer Graphic – Connectivity – Computer
representations of graphs – Directed graphs and trees – paths, cycles etc.- Dijkstra’s
algorithm. Euler & Hamiltoniah paths.
Section 5.1 to 5.6, 6.1 to 6.3 of (1)

UNIT – III
Elementary Combinations –Basics of counting – combinations and permutations – their
enumerations with repetitions – Engineering permutations with constrained repetitions -
Binomial coefficients – the binominal and multinomial theorem – the principle of
inclusion – exclusion.
Section 2.1 to 2.8 of (2)

UNIT – IV
Recurrence relations – Generating functions of sequences – calculating coefficients of
generating functions – Recurrence relations – Solving recurrence relations by substitution
and generating the method of characteristic roots – Solution of inhomogeneous linear
recurrence relations.
Section 3.1. to 3.6 of (2)

Text Books:
Discrete Mathematics - A unified Approach By Stephen A Witala, McGraw Hill International Edition
Discrete Mathematics for Computer Scientists and Mathematics By Abraham Kandel, Prentice Hall

Reference:
Discrete Mathematics By Kenneth H Rosen, McGraw Hill International Edition

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1.2 Modern Operating System
4 Hr. PER WEEK

UNIT – I
Introduction to Operating Systems: Computer System Structure, Operating System
Structures : Architecture of distributed system, issues in distributed operating system,
inherent Limitation of distributed system, logical clocks, global state, Distributed shared
memory, Process concepts, process scheduling, inter process communication.

CPU Scheduling: Criteria, Scheduling algorithms, Multiple processor scheduling, Real
times scheduling, Algorithm evaluation. The critical section problem synchronization.
Critical regions, Monitors, Atomic transactions.

Dead locks: System model, Dead lock characterization. Methods of handling Dead
locks, deadlock prevention, Deadlock avoidance, dead lock detection.
Recovery from dead lock, combined approach to deadlock handling


UNIT – II
Introduction, Logical versus physical address space.
Swapping. Allocation or frames, thrashing, other considerations, demand segmentation.
Thread scheduling and dispatching, interrupt and exception handling, system service –
dispatching, multiprocessor synchronization, file concept, access methods, directory
structure and protection.

File system implementation: system structure allocation Methods, free space
management, directory implementation, secondary Storage structure, disk structure, disk
scheduling, disk management, swap – space management.

UNIT – III
Security: Goals of protection and security Management: Revocation of access rights.
Two case studies – one on Unix/ Linux / Solaris and another Windows Server. Failure
recovery, classification of failure, Basic approaches, check – Fault tolerance, commit
protocols, voting protocols, concurrency controls, lock time safe ordering.

UNIT – IV
System Administration commands:
For – Unix / Linux / Solaris : user management, resource management, network
management, security management, process management, backup and recovery.


Text Books:
Modern Operating Systems By Andrew S Tanenbaum, Prentice Hall
Advanced Concepts in Operating System By M Singhal & H G Shivarathri, McGraw Hill
Operating System Concepts By Abraham Silberschatz & Peter Galvin, Addison Wesley

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1.3. Micro processor and Micro Controllers
4 Hr. PER WEEK

UNIT I
Digital System- Number System, Logic Gate, Boolean Algebra, Flip-Flops, Registers,
Encoders, Decoders, Multiplexers, Demultiplexers, Counters, D/A and A/D Converters,
DC Powder Supplies, SMPS, UPS (Block diagram, with technical information).
(text – 1, Ch:2, Ref- 3 Ch.13)

UNIT – II
Micro Processors, 8085 – Evolution of Microprocessors and Digital Computers, memory
(Storage Type and Devices), Buses Bus Architecture, Intel 8085, Instruction Cycle,
Timing Diagrams, Addressing Modes and Instructions with simple examples.
(text – 1, Ch, 1,3,4)

UNIT – III
Microprocessors, 8085 – Intel 8086, Block Diagram and Operations, Registers,
Interrupts, Bus Cycle, Assembler Directives, and Operators, Addressing Modes and
Instructions with simple examples.
Interfacing peripheral devices – PPI 8257, PIC 8259, 8253 Counter / Timer.
(text – Ch: 7,11, 2,3: ref- 4)

UNIT – IV
Micro controllers, 8051 – Detailed Architecture of Single chip Micro controller – 8051,
Registers, Flags and PSW, Internal Memory, Special Function Registers, I/O Interrupts,
Instructions with simple examples, Other 8 bit, 16 bit and 32 bit Micro controllers (block
diagram. Only)
(text – 1: Ch: 10 text 3, Ch: 16, Text- 4, Ch:3)

Special Devices – CRT, Floppy, Hard Disk and Printer Controllers, KBD 8279, Memory
Controllers, cache controllers, CRT display printer, scanners, (Brief Technical
Descriptions).

Text books:
1.Fundamentals of Microprocessors and Microcomputers by B.Ram Dhanapat Rai
Publicaitons (P)Ltd, India.
2.Microprocessors Architecture, Programming and Application with the 8-85, 4th
Edition Ramesh S. Gaonkar Penram Inernational Publising (India).
3.Advanced Microprocessors and Peripherals, Architecture, Programming and
Interface by A.K.Ray and K.M.Bhurchandi TMH, India.
4.The 8051 Microcontroller Architecture, Programming & Applications, 2nd Edition
by Kenneth J.Ayala Penram International Publising (India).

Reference Books and Data books:
1.Digital Systems Principal and Applications, 8th Edition by Ronald J.toccl, Neal S.
Widmer Pearson Education PTe, Ltd, India
2.Digital Principles & Applications by – Albert Paul Malvino and Donald P, Leach
TMH, India.


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1.4 Software Engineering
4 Hr. PER WEEK

UNIT – I
Introduction to Software Engineering project size and its categories planning a software
project – software developing life cycle – planning and organizational structure.

UNIT – II
Software cost estimation, Least factor – cost estimation techniques, maintenance cost
estimation – Software requirement specifications -formal specification techniques.

UNIT- III
Software Design – Fundamental design concepts and relations o Modularization –
Module design techniques – detailed design consideration – Implementation issues –
Structures coding techniques – coding style – standards and guidelines – Documentation
– verification and validation techniques – quality assurance – walk through and
inspection – testing – format verification.

UNIT – IV
Software tools – overview of CASE – Software reliability – Software errors – Faculty –
Repairs and availability – Software maintenance – Management aspects of maintenance –
maintenance tools and techniques.


TEXT BOOKS:

1.RS. Pressman – Software Engineering. Mc. Graw Hill publishing Co. 1987.

Reference: Books:
1.R.Facles – Software Engineering, Mc. Graw Hill Publishing Co. 1986.

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1.5 COMPUTER GRAPHICS
4 Hr. PER WEEK
UNIT – I
A survey of computer graphics, overview of graphic systems, Video Display devices,
Raster Sean systems, Random scare systems, graphic input devices, Hard copy devices.
Graphics software.

Output Primitives: Line-Drawing Algorithms
DDA, Bresenhan line Algorithm, Midpoint circle Algorithm, Ellipse Algorithm,

Polygon fill Algorithms, : Scar – line, Boundary fill, Floodfill Algorithms.

UNIT – II
Attributes of output primitives: Line Attributes, Curve Attributes, Area fill and character
Attributes
Two dimensional transformations: Basic transformations, homogeneous representation,
composite transformation, reflection and shear transformation.

UNIT – III
Two – dimensional viewing : Viewing – pipeline, windows to view coordinate
transformation
Clipping Operations: Cohen – Sutherland line clipping liang – barsky lion clipping,
Nicholl-Lee Nicholl – Line Clipping – Hodgman polygone clipping, weiler Autherton
polygon clipping.

UNIT – IV
Three dimensional objective representations, polygon surfaces, plygon tables, plane
Equations, cubic Berier curves, B-spline, octrees.
3D – transformations : Translation, Rotaiton, Rotations about a arbitrary point
Projections: Perspective projections and parallel projections
Visible surface detection: Back faced detection: Z-buffer Algorithms Depth sorting
Algorithm, Area subdivision Algorithm.

TEXT BOOKS:
1.M.Pauline Baker, Computer Graphics, C-Version, Prentice Hall of India Second
Edition 1995.

Reference Books:

1.Computer Graphics by Harinton, Mc.Graw Hill Publishing Co. 1987.

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1.6 (LAB UNIX AND COMPUTER GRAPHICS)
6 Hr. PER WEEK
UNIT – I
a) Shell Programming
1. Using ‘case’, them and ‘if’ Loop
2. To identify the type of a given file
3. Inter process communicating using pipes
4. To wish ‘Good morning’ and good evening’ depending on the time

b) Programmes Using System Calls:
5. Implementation of Cp(Copy) command of UNIX
6. To create a child process using fork ( ) and exce ( ) system calls
7. Process communication using signals
8. To convert upper case to lower case letters of a given ASCII file

UNIT – II
Computer Graphics (using C)
9. Line drawing algorithms – DDA and Bresenham’s method
10. Circle and eclipse drawing algorithms – parametric and Bresenham’s method
11. Algorithm for polygon inside tests and testing convexity
12. Polygon filling using scan conversion method
13. Transformation on 2-D composite objects
14. Line clipping algorithms – Sutherland – Hodgman method
15. Polygon clopping using Sutherland – Hodgman method
16. 3 – D transformation on a cube
17. Bezier curves drawing.

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1.7 LAB – DIGITAL SYSTEMS, MICROPRECESSORS AND MICROCONTROLLLERS
6 Hr. PER WEEK

UNIT – I
Digital Systems:
1. Verification of The Logic Gates, Flip – Flops
2. Encoder / Decoder, Mux / Demux
3. Design of Counters

UNIT – II
1. Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division
2. Fine Ones and Two’s complement of a number
3. Find Square and Square root of a number
4. Find Largest and Smallest Number in Data Array / form a Series of Numbers
5. To Arrange a Data / a Series of Number in Ascending and Descending Order
6. Write a Delay Subroutine Program, using One, Two or More Registers
7. Measurement of Physical Quantities of – Temperature, Speed of a Motor (using a
Tacho generation)
8. Interfacing a Stepper Motor, with forward and Reverse Steps
9. To Generate a Square Wave of Pulse
(text – 1, Ch; 6,9)

UNIT – III
Microprocessors – 8086
1. Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division of the given Operands.
2. Find Largest and Smallest Number in Data Array/from a Series of Numbers\
3. To Arrange a Data Array/ a Series of numbers in Ascending and Descending
order.
4. Display the Message “………………” on the Monitor, String Operations.
5. Write a Program to generate a Delay of 100 ms, 100 sec, 1 minute and 10 minutes
6. To Generate Waveforms of – Sawtooth, Triangular, Pulse, Sine, by Interfacing
DCA
By using – 8086 Kit, DEBUG of DOS utility, MASM or TASM.

UNIT – IV
1. Setting up UMPS and getting a program to assemble
2. Arithmetic Operations
3. Direct and Indirect Bank Register Addressing
4. RAM Direct addressing
5. Subroutines
6. State Machines


Experiments with Universal Microprocessor Program Simulator (UMPS)
(Ref: -9, Ch.9)


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