Educational guide 2020_21
Escola de Enxeñaría de Telecomunicación
Telecommunication Engineering
 Subjects
  Distributed Computing
   Contents
Topic Sub-topic
1. Distributed artificial intelligence 1. Intelligent agents and multiagent systems
2. Theory of games applied to multiagent systems: coordination, competition, negotiation, auctions, electronic trade
3. Complex distributed systems and auto-organised ones
2. Parallel and evolutionary computation 1. Distributed Computing and parallelization
2. Algorithms and evolutionary programming: genetics, memetics, differential evolution, intelligence of swarm.
3. Optimisation by means of evolutionary technics and parallelization
3. Transactions 1. Concurrency problems
2. Recoverability problems
3. Deadlocks
4. Optimistic concurrency control
5. Timestamps
4. Replication 1. Introduction to replication
2. Case studies of high available services (Bayou and Coda)
3. Transactions with replicated data
4. Design of distributed systems: Google case study
5. Grid and Cluster 1. Basic concepts of grid computing
2. Basic concepts of cluster computing.
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