Vijay Garg

Spring 2013

Instructor: Prof. Vijay Garg
 Office: ACES 5.436
Phone: 471-9424 ; e-mail: garg AT;
Office Hours: Tue, Thu  1:30-3:00 PM (or by appointment);

Pre-requisites: Programming experience, Graduate standing

Course Contents: This will be an introductory graduate level course in distributed systems. It will expose students to theoretical as well as practical aspects of designing such systems. The course assumes that the student has some familiarity with programming. There is no final exam but there will be three tests during the course. The following topics will be covered in the course:

Grading: 25% Assignments, 5% Class Presentation, 20% Term paper, 15% Test 1, 15% Test 2, 20% Test 3. All tests would be held in-class.

Textbook :
Concurrent and Distributed Computing in Java by Vijay K. Garg, Wiley & Sons, 2004. Amazon link

Course Evaluation: Standard

Add/Drop Policy: Standard

Disabilities statement: "The University of Texas at Austin provides upon request appropriate academic accommodations for qualified students with disabilities. For more information, contact the Office of the Dean of Students at 471-6259, 471-4641 TTY."