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Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

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CSCI 6500 - Distributed Computing Over The Internet

This course studies theoretical foundations –namely Petri nets, process calculi, actors, join calculus, and mobile ambients–and practical issues in the design of concurrent and distributed programming languages. We compare communication and synchronization aspects in actor, process, and object-oriented concurrent programming models. Current research on coordination, mobility, naming, security, fault-tolerance, and scalability within the course contest is reviewed.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: CSCI 4430 and CSCI 4220 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Credit Hours: 3

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