IV100 Parallel and distributed computations

Faculty of Informatics
Autumn 2005
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: z (credit).
doc. RNDr. Dana Pardubská, Ph.D. (lecturer), prof. RNDr. Antonín Kučera, Ph.D. (deputy)
prof. RNDr. Ivana Černá, CSc. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Mojmír Křetínský, CSc.
Department of Computer Science - Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: prof. RNDr. Antonín Kučera, Ph.D.
each odd Tuesday 15:00–18:50 A107
IB002 Algorithms I || I002 Algorithms I || I502 Algorithms I
IB002 (Design of algorithms), required. PB152 (Operating systems) recommended.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 70 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/70, only registered: 0/70
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Introduction to distributed algorithms. Basic notions, problems and solutions.
  • Distributed systems and distributed algorithms.
  • Communication protocols. Alternating-bit protocol, sliding-window protocol.
  • Routing algorithms. Routing tables and algorithms for their constructions. Floyd-Warshallův algorithm, shortest-path algorithm.
  • Distributed mutual exclusion.
  • Distributed election algorithms. Ring networks and a general topology.
  • Termination detection. Dijkstra-Scholten algorithm.
  • The problem of Byzantine generals and its (un)solvability in various environments.
  • BARBOSA, Valmir C. An introduction to distributed algorithms. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1996. xiii, 365. ISBN 0262024128. info
  • TEL, Gerard. Introduction to distributed algorithms. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994. xii, 534. ISBN 0521470692. info
Assessment methods (in Czech)
písemná zkouška případně doplněna zkouškou ústni
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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