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5510. Distributed Computing and Fault Tolerance

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Recommended Preparation: CSE4300 and/or CSE4500. Open to graduate students in the CSE program, others with permission. (RG 5145)

Grading Basis: Graded

Topics in the design and analysis of robust distributed algorithms that combine efficiency and fault tolerance. Models of distributed computation and failures. Inherent limitation in achieving fault tolerance in distributed systems. Basic problems considered include communication services, robust cooperation, agreement, consistent distributed memory.

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