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Before choosing course

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus HI1014 (Autumn 2007–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • Distributed objects (RMI, CORBA)
  • MessagingSystems (JMS)
  • Enterprise frameworks (J2EE, .NET)
  • Webbased systems and programming of thin clients
  • Webservices
  • Arkitecture and design of dirtibuted applications
  • 3-layer architecture
  • Transactions
  • Concurrency
  • Security

Intended learning outcomes

The course goal is to give the student a better understanding in how you develop distributed Internetbased systems. The course will give knowledge in systemarchitecture regarding performance and security.

After the course the student will be able to:

  • Explain how to construct server systems in a distributed enviroment.
  • Have knowledge of value and compare different architect and design solutions
  • Implement advanced server solutions in J2EE and .NET
  • Describe and give example of different techinques used  in server development. 

For higher degrees one should also be able to 

  • Analyse and compare the system construction based on performance security and structure.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Knowledge about object oriented programming and interface programming using Java corresponding to the courses HI1007 Object oriented Programming using Java.

Recommended prerequisites

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Course material

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

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


  • LAB1 - Laboratory Work, 4,5 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • RED1 - Account, 3,0 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

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.

Other requirements for final grade

Final grade, A-F, is based on both the examination and the lab work.

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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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

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web HI1014

Offered by

CBH/Biomedical Engineering and Health Systems

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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