Courses / Descriptions395/495 - Distributed Systems in Challenging Environments
Quarter OfferedNone ;
CATALOG DESCRIPTION: A top on interesting ideas and ongoing projects pushing distributed systems in to new and challenging domains.
REQUIRED TEXTS: None; material is drawn from recent publications in top conferences.
COURSE COORDINATOR: Fabián E. Bustamante
COURSE OBJECTIVES: To familiarize the student with ongoing research and open problems in distributed systems and networking.
PREREQUISITES: Please contact the course coordinator.
DETAILED COURSE TOPICS: An evolving network; distributed systems underwater, environmental impact, vehicular networks, mobile systems, sensor systems.
GRADES: Determined roughly as follow: a quarter-long project (50%), paper presentation and discussion leading (20%), class participation (15%) and summaries (15%).