Oct 22, 2019  
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 [Archived Catalog]

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CSCI 4500 - Distributed Computing Over The Internet


This course will enable students to understand and apply theoretical foundations of programming concurrent, distributed, and mobile computing systems, namely process calculi, actors, join calculus, and mobile ambients. In the practical part, students will compare communication and synchronization aspects in concurrent programming languages following these theoretical models. Students will also review current research on distributed computing over the Internet, on topics including but not limited to coordination, mobility, heterogeneity, security, fault tolerance, scalability, programmability, and verification.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: CSCI 4430 and either CSCI 4210 or CSCI 4220 (or equivalent) or permission of instructor.

When Offered: Spring term annually.



Cross Listed: CSCI 6500. Students cannot receive credit for both CSCI 4500 and CSCI 6500.

Credit Hours: 4



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