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Distributed computation and simulation ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: TBA

Not offered in 2005.

Synopsis: Characteristics of distributed software systems. Specification of distributed systems. Task partitioning and allocation. The construction of distributed software systems. The simulation of systems, and simulation methodology. The use of statistical techniques in designing and analysing simulations. Case studies drawn from distributed problem solving.

Assessment: Assignments: 100%

Contact Hours: 4 hours per week

Prohibitions: SFT5020