Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours of lectures, 12 hours of tutorial/laboratory classes; Non-contact time commitment: 84 hours |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Aaron Harwood, Dr Srikumar Venugopal
|Subject Overview:||Topics covered include: introduction, principles and paradigms, design issues, communication, processes, naming, synchronization, consistency and replication, fault tolerance, and security issues in distributed systems and applications; distributed computing environments and standard toolkits, case studies in distributed systems and applications.|
|Objectives:||On successful completion, students should have an understanding of the principles and paradigms underlying systems software and applications.|
|Assessment:||Project work of approx. 36 hours during semester (40%) and a 3-hour written examination (60%). Both components must be completed satisfactorily to pass the subject.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should:
Master of Engineering in Distributed Computing |
Master of Information Technology
Master of Software Systems Engineering
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