CS 5414

CS 5414

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

Studies the abstractions and algorithms that constitute the foundations for implementing concurrent and distributed computing, with emphasis on supporting fault-tolerance. Topics vary to reflect advances in the field but typically include global state snapshots, causality and clocks (logical and physical), agreement and consensus, primary-backup and state-machine replication, quorums, and gossip. Students undertake a substantial software project to put these ideas into practice. Many students obtain additional project credit by co-registering in CS 4999 or CS 5999.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: CS 4410 or permission of instructor.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one project.

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  9775 CS 5414   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment is restricted to CS MEng and CS early admit students only. All others must add themselves to the waitlist during add/drop in January.

  • 19484 CS 5414   PRJ 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Alvisi, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person