FDD3321 Recent Advances in Cloud Computing 5.0 credits

Senaste framstegen inom beräkningar i molnet

New achievements with a fundamental importance in the field of cloud computing will be evaluated in this graduate reading course. After introductory discussions, every participant should search for relevant research literature, work through it, give a presentation and actively contribute to the overall discussions as well as write a short report.

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Students will analyze and assess recent research literature from different areas in cloud computing. The results of the literature work will be presented to the course participants, discussed, and summarized in written reports.

Intended learning outcomes *

The research student should to be able to account for, discuss and analyze special literature within well-defined problem areas within cloud computing after the course.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

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Recommended prerequisites

A general interest in cloud computing as well as some contact to one of the subfields is helpful.


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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

    Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

    The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

    The course will be assessed with Pass/Fail grade based on the successful presentation and the delivery of a scientifically sound report. From 3 to 5 hp will be given upon successful completion of the course.


    3 points for

    • Approval of reading list
    • Delivery of seminar presentation
    • Attendance to at least 3/4 of all seminars

    2 additional points for

    • Delivery of a scientific paper.

    Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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    Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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    Erwin Laure

    Ethical approach *

    • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
    • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
    • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

    Further information

    Course web

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    Offered by

    EECS/Computational Science and Technology

    Main field of study *

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    Education cycle *

    Third cycle

    Add-on studies

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    Åke Edlund, e-mail: edlund@pdc.kth.se

    Supplementary information

    The course is directed to students in the graduate program Computer Science.

    Postgraduate course

    Postgraduate courses at EECS/Computational Science and Technology