CS273: Foundations of Parallel and Distributed Systems

Satish Rao (satishr@cs.berkeley.edu)
Office hours (tentative): Tu: 3:30-4:30, Wed: 1-2.
Fundamental theoretical issues in designing parallel algorithms and architectures and topics in distributed networks. Shared memory models of parallel computation. Parallel algorithms. Fundamentals of routing for general networks. Load Balancing and Contention resolution. Algorithms for object location in distributed networks. Game theoretic aspects of distributed agents.




Lecture Notes and/or (required) readings.

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Some lecture references.

Useful links.

  • Previous year's website.