COMP2310 - Concurrent and Distributed Systems

COMP2310 - Concurrent and Distributed Systems

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Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competency Summary

1. Knowledge and Skill base

1.1 Comprehensive, theory based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the engineering discipline. tick
1.2 Conceptual understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the engineering discipline. tick
1.3 In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline. tick
1.4 Discernment of knowledge development and research directions within the engineering discipline. tick
1.5 Knowledge of engineering design practice and contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline.
1.6 Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of sustainable engineering practice in the specific discipline.

2. Engineering Application Ability

2.1 Application of established engineering methods to complex engineering problem solving. tick
2.2 Fluent application of engineering techniques, tools and resources. tick
2.3 Application of systematic engineering synthesis and design processes.
2.4 Application of systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects.

3. Professional and Personal Attributes

3.1 Ethical conduct and professional accountability.
3.2 Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
3.3 Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.
3.4 Professional use and management of information.
3.5 Orderly management of self, and professional conduct.
3.6 Effective team membership and team leadership.

Learning Outcomes to EA Stage 1 Competency Mapping

1. Knowledge and Skill base 2. Engineering Application Ability 3. Professional and Personal Attributes

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1Describe the concepts involved in the construction of concurrent and distributed systems tick tick tick tick tick tick
2"Speak the language" of concurrent modelling, design and programming tick tick tick tick tick tick
3Select appropriate modelling techniques and mechanisms and apply them to the solution of problems in concurrent and distributed systems. tick tick tick tick tick tick
4Select the appropriate programming language and environment for the task at hand. tick tick tick tick
5Select the appropriate programming language and environment for the task at hand. tick tick tick tick
6Analyse and debug small to medium scale concurrent programs. tick tick tick tick

ACS Software Engineering Area Summary

1Supporting knowledge of computer science including data structures and algorithms, programming, computer architecture, operating systems, file and database systems, data communications and networks tick
2Fundamental mathematical, abstraction and modelling skills
3Requirements elicitation and analysis
4Software design and architecture
5Software risk analysis
6Software implementation
7Software testing, verification, validation and quality assurance
8Software traceability and maintenance
9Configuration management
10Software engineering tools and metrics
11Software engineering process
12Software project management
13Distributed systems tick
14Basics of systems engineering
15Software engineering standards
16Mobile applications

Learning Outcomes to ACS Software Engineering Area Mapping

ACS Software Engineering Areas

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1Describe the concepts involved in the construction of concurrent and distributed systems tick tick
2"Speak the language" of concurrent modelling, design and programming tick tick
3Select appropriate modelling techniques and mechanisms and apply them to the solution of problems in concurrent and distributed systems. tick tick
4Select the appropriate programming language and environment for the task at hand. tick tick
5Select the appropriate programming language and environment for the task at hand. tick tick
6Analyse and debug small to medium scale concurrent programs. tick tick

Assessment Tasks

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Assignment 1

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Assignment 2

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Final Exam

Learning Outcomes to Assessment Task Mapping

Assessment Tasks

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1Describe the concepts involved in the construction of concurrent and distributed systems tick tick tick
2"Speak the language" of concurrent modelling, design and programming tick tick tick
3Select appropriate modelling techniques and mechanisms and apply them to the solution of problems in concurrent and distributed systems. tick tick tick
4Select the appropriate programming language and environment for the task at hand. tick tick tick
5Select the appropriate programming language and environment for the task at hand. tick tick tick
6Analyse and debug small to medium scale concurrent programs. tick tick tick

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