Networks and Distributed Systems
Course: Networks and Distributed Systems A (320522 / 320524)
Instructor: Jürgen Schönwälder
Monday 14:15 - 15:30 CS Meeting Room
Start: February 2nd, 2013

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
2013-02-08 All Introduction
2013-02-25 All Semester Planning
2013-03-04 Akbar Jangiaghdam Routing State Distance: A Path-based Metric For Network Analysis
2013-03-11 [IETF Orlando]
2013-03-18 Akbar Jangiaghdam Routing State Distance: A Path-based Metric For Network Analysis
2013-03-18 Corneliu-Claudiu Prodescu Improving Network Agility with Seamless BGP Reconfigurations
2013-03-25 [Spring Break]
2013-04-01 [Spring Break]
2013-04-08 Nikolay Melnikov / Vaibhav Bajpai CNSM Paper Plans
2013-04-15 Akbar Jangiaghdam Confused, Timid, and Unstable: Picking a Video Streaming Rate is Hard
2013-04-22 Corneliu-Claudiu Prodescu Inside Dropbox: Understanding Personal Cloud Storage Services
2013-04-29 Anuj Sehgal IoT Intrusion Detection
2013-05-13 Corneliu-Claudiu Prodescu IPFIX support for NFQL
2013-05-13 Akbar Jangiaghdam Implementation of Multilevel Path CoAP Resource Links

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.