Concepts of Parallel and Distributed Systems
Term 20131

General Information

Instructor: Matthew Fluet
E-mail:  mtf at
Office hours:Mo 10:00am – 11:00am; GOL-3555
 Tu 10:00am – 12:00pm; GOL-3555
 We 10:00am – 11:00am; GOL-3555
 or by appointment
Lectures: Section 01    MoWe 5:00pm – 6:15pm; GOL-3455

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the organization and programming of systems comprising multiple computers. Topics include the organization of multicore computers, parallel computer clusters, computing grids, client-server systems, and peer-to-peer systems; computer networks and network protocols; network security; multithreaded programming; and network programming. Programming projects will be required.

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