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Distributed Algorithms For Fault Tolerance

FDA155, 2006VT

Status Cancelled
School National Graduate School in Computer Science (CUGS)
Division RTSLAB
Owner Simin Nadjm-Tehrani
Homepage http://www.ida.liu.se/~snt/teaching/Distalg/

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Course plan

Lectures

18h, plus invited lectures depending on availability of external guests

Recommended for

PhD students with fundamental knowledge in logic, discrete mathematics and computer algorithms corresponding to the core courses in CUGS graduate school.

The course was last given

Autumn 2003

Goals

The course will give an overview of theoretical problems in distributed systems with a focus in scenarios in which fault, errors and failures are impotant. Students get a deeper knowledge about group communication mechanisms and consensus algorithms in fault-tolerant systems.

Prerequisites

Undergraduate course in distributed systems is recommended.

Contents

Organization

Literature

Articles, selected chapters from books by Muellender, Tel and Lynch

Lecturers

Simin Nadjm-Tehrani (eight lectures) , Ulf Nilsson (one lecture)

Examiner

Simin Nadjm-Tehrani

Examination

Home assignments

Credit

3 credits

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Comments

The course will not be given unless elected by at least 6 students.


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Last updated: 2012-05-03