PSC 600: Project Description and Scoring Guide Operating Systems Research Paper Overview The final project for this course is the creation of a research paper. Based on the knowledge obtained in this course and previous coursework, you will examine a topic relevant to operating systems based on theory and practice. You are expected to identify a particular topic relevant to operating systems, investigate the topic through extensive literature search and deep synthesis, and produce a scholarly paper. You should discuss specific research interests with the instructor so there is agreement on the suitability of the project. Make sure to include topics discussed throughout this course. One of the following project types is acceptable for this course: • Exploratory investigation of a topic: Carry out an extensive examination of an operating system problem through literature review, analysis, and concept synthesis. • Evaluation: Conduct an evaluation of an operating system technology, design, or tools used in operating system management. Comparative evaluations of two or more similar tools or technologies are acceptable.