Networks and Distributed Systems

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • distribution, storage and processing of data in a distributed system
  • at least one of the following aspects: real-time, performance, safety, robustness, mobility and positioning aspects

Skills

  • conduct synthesis of theories, methods and techniques used for distribution, storage and processing of data in a distributed system
  • apply relevant theories, methods and techniques to the chosen system to ensure that at least one of the following requirements are satisfied:
    • timing requirements in connection with distribution, storage and processing of data are satisfied
    • performance, safety and robustness requirements are satisfied
    • mobility and positioning requirements are satisfied
  • can explain the process of and criteria for peer reviewed and scientific communications
  • can write a paper for a scientific conference/journal
  • can prepare and give an oral and poster presentation for a scientific conference

Competences

  • read and understand selected scientific literature and next apply the theories, methods, and/or tools in order to solve a problem which requires distribution of networking or processing functionalities.
  • present the problem, the suggested solution(s), experiments and simulation results, as well as the overall conclusion in terms of a scientific paper and a poster
  • present orally the main contribution and conclusion from the work in terms of a 15 minutes conference presentation
  • Work according to a scientific method and present results in the form of a scientific article and at a seminar/scientific conference
  • Formulate and explain scientific hypotheses and results achieved through scientific work
  • Analyze results and draw conclusions on a scientific basis

Type of instruction

As described in the introduction to Chapter 3

Exam

Exams

Name of examNetworks and Distributed Systems
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS15
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in Joint Programme Regulations
http:/​/​www.en.tech.aau.dk/​education-programmes/​Education+and+Programmes/​

Facts about the module

Danish titleNetværk og distribueret processering
Module codeESNNDSK1P1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS15
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design