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.

2019W, VU, 3.0h, 4.5EC

Properties

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

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):

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

 

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Tue14:15 - 15:4508.10.2019 - 28.01.2020 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Problems in Distributed Computing - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Tue08.10.201914:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue15.10.201914:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue22.10.201914:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue29.10.201914:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue05.11.201914:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue12.11.201914:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue19.11.201914:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue26.11.201914:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue03.12.201914:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue10.12.201914:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue17.12.201914:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue07.01.202014:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue14.01.202014:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue21.01.202014:15 - 15:45 Library E191-2, Treitlstrasse 1-3, 2nd floorLecture
Tue28.01.202014:15 - 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