Dr. Liudong Xing

Office: SENG 213C
Phone: (508) 999-8883
Fax: (508) 999-8489


Office hours (in-person):

Mon./Wed. 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Thu. 10:00am – 12:00pm 


Course Description

Advanced topics on dependability and security modeling, analysis and design techniques for computer-based systems and networks. Topics covered include multistate systems, phased-mission systems, fault-tolerant networks, wireless sensor networks, distributed computer systems, modular imperfect fault coverage, dependent failures, and trust in social networks. The course includes research projects that aim to prepare the students to perform research in the area of dependable and secure computing. Substantial emphasis will be placed on reading research papers in a critical and analytical manner.