Special Topics

Special Topics courses cover some of our most innovative and promising research directions.  They are often prototypes of new courses that we are developing.

Special Topics courses offer variable course content, so each semester's offerings are unique.

Winter 2023

We aren't offering any courses in Winter 2023.

Spring 2023

CSE 410 Internet-Scale Systems Design (Lecture)
Section: STOC
Instructor: Matthew D. Stock
Description: Most large Internet services are a complex system of platforms and other services, often provided by other teams or companies. This class will focus on how to design and analyze lnternet systems using OTT video delivery as a reference. Technologies like request routing, DNS, multicast/anycast delivery, caching, and HLS, as well as design techniques such as trade analysis, state management, cost optimization, and functional decomposition will be explored. Hands-on analysis of production systems will allow students to apply the techniques in a realistic way. Guest lectures from industry technology leaders will help students see the application of the course material in a concrete way.
Prereqs: Distributed Systems (CSE 486), or permission from the instructor.
Instruction Mode: In person
Class #: 23176
Dates: 01/30/2023 - 05/12/2023
Days, Time: MWF, 5:00PM-5:50PM
Location: Capen 110, North Campus
Credit Hours: 1.00-3.00
Enrollment: 0/30 (0/30 seats reserved: force registration only) (Active)
Links: Registration: CSE 410LEC registration number 23176 calendar icon | Course Catalog: CSE 410LEC orange catalog icon