Upon successful completion of the course, students will be:
Topics include problems in connection with openness, security, scaling, error handling, transparency and heterogeneity of a distributed system. Current technologies related to distributed systems will be introduced. Current architectures for distribution of objects and components and communication models between objects and/or components will be reviewed.
The course is based on a combination of lab, theory and project work carried out by groups of students. Efforts are made to find appropriate projects in cooperation with the business/organisation in the local business community. Alternatively, a constructed case will be provided. Students may find a suitable project on their own, but the project must be approved by the department of Information Systems.
Portfolio assessment. Marks are based on all portfolio contributions that may include, among other things, lab reports, reviews of syllabus and project report. The portfolio requirements will be determined at the beginning of term.
First cycle, i.e. Bachelor level
Normally, second or third year of Bachelor programme.
The syllabus will be published on the home page of the course when finalised. See link in the upper right hand corner of the page.
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences