Designation: Required Course
Course Level: Graduate
Prerequisite(s) by Topic:
COE 523 or Consent of the Instructor
Reliability and fault-tolerance of computer networks such as FDDI, double loop, hypercube, multi-stage interconnection network, multiprocessor systems, etc. Reliable and fault-tolerant routing, Reliability evaluation algorithms, Availability and survivability of computer systems, Reliability models of JPL-STAR, FTMP, ESS No. 1, PLURIBUS, etc. Software fault tolerance and reliability. Projects using network reliability evaluation tools such as SYREL, SHARPE and SPNP.