182.703 Problems in Distributed Computing
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VU, 3.0h, 4.5EC

Properties

  • Semester hours: 3.0
  • Credits: 4.5
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

  • understand advanced concepts in the area of fault-tolerant distributed algorithms,
  • read and understand related scientific papers,
  • conduct simple mathematical correctness proofs and performance analyses.

Subject of course

System and failure models, advanced concepts in distributed algorithms (ranodmization, self-stabilization, epistemics, etc.), advanced proof techniques.


Teaching methods

After comprehensive introductory lectures with accompanying homework assignments, specific research topics are approached by reading selected scientific publications. Detailed processing of the papers in plenary discussion sessions led by individual participants.

Mode of examination

Immanent

Additional information

ECTS breakdown (4.5 ECTS = 112.5 hours):

15h           Introductory lectures
20h           Solution of homework assignments
10h           Student sessions
67.5h        Paper reading

 

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Tue14:15 - 15:4505.10.2021 - 25.01.2022 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Problems in Distributed Computing - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Tue05.10.202114:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue12.10.202114:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue19.10.202114:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue09.11.202114:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue16.11.202114:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue23.11.202114:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue30.11.202114:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue07.12.202114:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue14.12.202114:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue11.01.202214:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue18.01.202214:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue25.01.202214:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture

Examination modalities

Assessment of the performance in introductory lession + leading of the student session, homework solutions, and active participation in lectures and student sessions.

Course registration

Not necessary

Curricula

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Preceding courses

Miscellaneous

Language

if required in English