EP2400 Network Algorithms 7.5 credits


The course focuses on distributed algorithms that enable key functions in emerging technologies, such as p2p services, networked control systems and network management for next-generation networks. 

The course is organized around two project assignments, each of which focusing on a specific topic. The project modules are independent of each other. Each topic will be introduced based on papers from the research literature. A project assignment has a programming part (Java), and students must deliver a report on the project results.

  • Educational level

    Second cycle
  • Academic level (A-D)

  • Subject area

  • Grade scale

    A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Course offerings

Autumn 15 for programme students CANCELLED

Learning outcomes

The main goal is to expose studens to algorithms that are essential for new technologies, in form of projects with an experimental flavor.

Course main content

Example of topics, which can vary from year-to-year: ·         algorithms for data aggregation in networks and distributed systems·         algorithms for distributed search·         algorithms for distributed configurations·         algorithms for distributed trust and reputation schemes


For single course students: 120 credits and documented proficiency in English B or equivalent


All literature will be made available through the course site.


  • PRO1 - Project, 7.5, grade scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

The basis for grading will be the project reports for the two projects. Both projects will count in equal amounts towards the course grade

Requirements for final grade

The student must complete and pass both projects.

Offered by

EES/Communication Networks


Rolf Stadler


Rolf Stadler


Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 08.
Examination information valid from: Autumn 08.