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
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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
SchoolSchool of Information and Communication Technology