Course GIK2NX

Distributed Computing

7.5 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 46, 2024

The overall goal of the course is that students acquire knowledge and skills in collecting and processing data from a heterogeneous computerised environment including distributed sensor units, clients and servers.

After completing the course, students will be able to:

Knowledge and Understanding

  • Describe concepts related to software agents, multi-agent systems, and autonomous and distributed systems
  • Describe properties and concepts of distributed and parallel systems.

Skills and Abilities

  • Implement software agents with the support of multi-agent frameworks
  • Configure, manage and develop applications for computers with limited memory
  • Conduct data analysis related to distributed systems
  • Apply scientific approaches in the planning, design, implementation and presentation of quantitative studies

Evaluation Ability and Approach

  • Argue for selected methods and techniques in artificial intelligence, data science or statistical analysis for problem solving
  • Evaluate the results of analysed collected data and suggest improvements
Starts and ends:
week 46, 2024 - week 3, 2025
Study Rate:
Time of Day:
Teaching form:
P: Course only offered as part of programme.
Entry Qualifications :
  • Artificial intelligence 7,5 credits and Statistical Analysis 7,5 credits or Data Science och Machine Learning 7,5 credits
  • Object-Oriented Design and Problem-Solving, 7.5 credits
  • Research Methodology 7.5 credits First Cycle
  • Database Systems, 7.5 credits First Cycle
Selection :
Guarenteed admission
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Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
16,875 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
16,875 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees:
Open for late application
Literature List

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