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.

2018W, VU, 3.0h, 4.5EC

Properties

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

Aim of course

Advanced knowledge in the area of fault-tolerant distributed algorithms; improved skills for developing mathematical correctness proofs and performance analyses; practice in reading scientific papers in the area of distributed algorithms.

Subject of course

System and failure models, advanced algorithms, advanced proof techniques.

Course setup: The course is organized similar to a seminar. After some 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 responsible participants.

Additional information

ECTS breakdown (4.5 ECTS = 112.5 hours):

8h              Introductory lectures
16h           Solution of homework assignments
20h           Discussion sessions in class
68.5h        Paper reading

 

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Tue14:15 - 15:4502.10.2018 - 29.01.2019 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Problems in Distributed Computing - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Tue02.10.201814:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue09.10.201814:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue16.10.201814:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue23.10.201814:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue30.10.201814:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue06.11.201814:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue13.11.201814:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue20.11.201814:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue27.11.201814:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue04.12.201814:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue11.12.201814:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue18.12.201814:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue08.01.201914:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue15.01.201914:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue22.01.201914:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue29.01.201914:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture

Examination modalities

Assessment of the performance in leading and participation in the discussion sessions and assessment of homework solutions.

Course registration

Not necessary

Curricula

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Preceding courses

Miscellaneous

Language

if required in English