Grading

Divided in two parts -

  1. Labs(60%)
  2. Exams/Quizzes(40%) (Not decided yet).

Final grade will be either percentile wise or absolute grade depending on which is higher. Presentations and pointing out issues in labs will get bonus points.

Topics going to be covered

  1. Classic papers in DS
  2. Consensus
  3. Consistency
  4. Transactions
  5. Blockchain
    1. Bitcoin
    2. Algorand
    3. Stellar
    4. Filecoin

Reading Assigned for Next Lecture

MapReduce