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Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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CSCI 6500 - 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. Students cannot receive credit for both CSCI 4500 and CSCI 6500.

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 4500.

Credit Hours: 4

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