ECLT 5820 Distributed and Mobile Systems

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Time:Tuesday 7 – 10:00pm 
Classroom: ERB 407
Course Email:


          Dr. Lyu, Rung-Tsong Michael
          TEL:   39438429


         Mr. He, Pinjia


 Homework (20%): 2 assignments, discussions allowed but no plagiarism.
 Mid-Term Exam (40%): Oct. 24, 2017 (3 hours, 7-10pm in class), open one A-4 size paper, topic 1-7. 
 Group Presentation and Report(40%): Presentation date is Dec. 5, 2017 (in class), Report due is Dec. 12, 2017(electronic version)

Text book:


Distributed Systems: Concepts and Design, George Coulouris, Jean Dollimore, and Tim Kindberg, Addison-Wesley, 5th edition, 2012.

Project specification
Project grouping deadline: Oct. 17, 2017
Proposal deadline: Nov. 7, 2017 (electronic version)
Presentation file submission deadline: Nov. 27, 2017 (electronic version)
Presentation time: Nov. 28, 2017, Tuesday (in class)
Final report deadline: 23:59:59, Dec. 9, 2017, Saturday (electronic version)

Presentation format: 10-12 minutes presentation + Q&A

GroupSID1SID2SID3Presentation Time SlotPresentation File

Policy on Late Submission: 1). Late within 2 days - 30% deduction 2). Late after 2 days - not allowed.

  1. Assignment 1 Due: 23:59:59 Oct 10, 2017
  2. Assignment 2 Due: 23:59:59 Oct 20, 2017


Topic 1: Characterization of Distributed Systems lyuDS0 lyuDS1
Topic 2: Communication and Remote Procedure Call lyuDS2 exer2 exer2_ans
Topic 3: Security lyuDS3 exer3 exer3_ans
Topic 4: Naming, Trading and P2P Systems lyuDS4 exer4 exer4_ans
Topic 5: Time, Coordination and Agreement lyuDS5 exer5 exer5_ans
Topic 6: Concurrency Control lyuDS6 exer6 exer6_ans
Topic 7: Transactions lyuDS7 exer7 exer7_ans
Topic 8: Fault Tolerance and Replication
Topic 9: Mobile, Ubiquitous Computing and RFID
Topic 10: Distributed Multimedia Systems
Topic 11: Cloud Computing


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