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Computer Science (COMP)

School of Computer Science
Faculty of Science

COMP 4001 [0.5 credit]

Distributed Computing

Overview of distributed computing. Topics include: computational models, communication complexity, design and analysis of distributed algorithms and protocols, fault-tolerant protocols, synchronous computations. Applications may include: communication in data networks, control in distributed system (e.g., election, distributed mutual exclusion), manipulation of distributed data (e.g., ranking).
Prerequisite: COMP 3000.
Lectures three hours a week.

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