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Advanced Level

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Advanced Level

Advanced Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 6 hours to complete

Suggested: 8 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Advanced modelling

We show how the behavior of simple programs and communication protocols can be modelled and analysed. Furthermore, we introduce the notion of a linear process: a simple normal form to which every behavior can be reduced. This normal form is the workhorse when it comes to the analysis of behavior. ...
Reading
8 videos (Total 95 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video8 videos
Modelling a parallel algorithm to calculate the GCD13m
Linear process equations and linearisation14m
Manipulating linear processes10m
Parameterised boolean equation systems6m
The alternating bit protocol revisited14m
The sliding window protocol, or Tanenbaum’s bug20m
Philips remote control standard 6, or the bounded retransmission protocol13m
Reading1 reading
Book exercises45m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Advanced modelling14m
Week
2
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Modelling guidelines

In this lecture you see various modelling techniques that can be used to keep the state space of your models small....
Reading
5 videos (Total 50 min), 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Push versus poll4m
Restrict the use of data10m
Avoid parallelism among components5m
Compositional design; specify external behaviour17m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Modelling guidelines10m

Instructor

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Jan Friso Groote

Full professor
Mathematics and Computer Science, Eindhoven University of Technology

About EIT Digital

EIT Digital is a pan-European education and research-based open innovation organization founded on excellence. Its mission is to foster digital technology innovation and entrepreneurial talent for economic growth and quality of life. By linking education, research and business, EIT Digital empowers digital top talents for the future. EIT Digital provides online "blended" Innovation and Entrepreneurship education to raise quality, increase diversity and availability of the top-level content provided by 20 reputable universities of technology around Europe. The universities all together deliver a unique blend of the best of technical excellence and entrepreneurial skills and mindset to digital engineers and entrepreneurs at all stages of their careers. The academic partners support Coursera’s bold vision to enable anyone, anywhere, to transform their lives by accessing the world’s best learning experience. This means that EIT Digital gradually shares parts of its entrepreneurial and academic education programmes to demonstrate its excellence and make it accessible to a much wider audience. EIT Digital’s online education portfolio can be used as part of blended education settings, in both Master and Doctorate programmes, and for professionals as a way to update their knowledge. EIT Digital offers an online programme in 'Internet of Things through Embedded Systems'. Achieving all certificates of the online courses and the specialization provides an opportunity to enroll in the on campus program and get a double degree. These are the courses in the online programme: ...

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