Networks and Distributed Systems
Course: Networks and Distributed Systems B (320522 / 320524)
Instructor: Jürgen Schönwälder
TAs: Anuj Sehgal
Thursday 14:15 - 15:30 West Hall 6
Start: February 2nd, 2012

This seminar covers selected topics related to networks and distributed systems. Special attention will be given to topics related to self-organization and security and trust management aspects of distributed systems. Students are expected to give oral presentations and to participate in discussions.

Course Materials:
Date Speaker Topic
2012-02-02 Introduction and Semester Planning
2012-02-09 Project and Paper Assignment
2012-02-16 Mihaela Rusu I know where you are and what you are sharing
2012-02-23 Johannes Schauer Routing Without Routes
2012-03-01 Mihaela Rusu Broadband Internet Performance: A View From the Gateway
2012-03-08 Johannes Schauer Measurement-aware Monitor Placement and Routing
2012-03-15 [Cancelled]
2012-03-22 [Cancelled]
2012-03-29 [IETF Meeting]
2012-04-05 [Spring Break]
2012-04-12 Vladislav Perelman, Nikolay Melnikov IAB / NMRG Workshop Reports
2012-04-19 Vitali Bashko MSc Thesis Report
2012-04-26 Vaibhav Bajpai MSc Thesis Report: F (v2)
2012-05-03 Vladislav Perelman MSc Thesis Report
2012-05-10 Project Reports

All participants have to present two research papers and they have to actively participate in discussions. In order to ensure a lively discussion, all participants have to hand in a written evaluation of every paper before it is being presented.

The grade will be determined based on the quality of the presentations (70%), the submitted evaluations of the research papers (20%) and active participation during the discussions (10%). Presentations should be planned for 25 minutes plus discussion.