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Area/Catalogue
INFT 3043

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
170522

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA STEM

Course aim

To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge in cloud and concurrent programming.

Course content

The cloud reference Model, cloud standards, cloud development, programming cloud services, programming cloud UI's, testing for cloud basedinfrastructures, security.
Introduction: Definitions of concurrency and parallelism and their need in modern computing systems.
Concurrency theory: The interleaving model of concurrency. The labelled transition system formalism for concurrency. Traces, atomicity, deterministic and non deterministic choice. Properties of concurrent systems. Safety and liveness.
Concurrency practice: Java threads. Low level synchronisation with monitors and semaphores. High level design patterns for concurrent computing. The java.util.concurrent implementation of design patterns: Thread per minute, worker threads, polling and event driven IO, thread pools, joining threads, futures, scheduling, parallel decomposition, fork join, barriers, active objects. Thread safe collections. Android concurrency design patterns
Parallel Programming: Overview of OpenMP for multicore, MPI for clusters and OpenCL for GPUs.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
COMP 2012 Data Structures Essentials

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Online N/A x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Assignment 1000 words 20% N/A
Assignment 1000 words 20% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Assignment 1000 words 20% N/A
Assignment 1000 words 20% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

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