Date of Award


Document Type



Computer Science

First Reader

Dr. Terry Sergeant

Second Reader

Dr. Stephen Hennagin

Third Reader

Dr. David Griffith


The main goal of this paper is t o survey the issues an application developer would have to resolve in producing a system that would be able to spread its computational load across several computers connected by a network. Before this can be done, a brief introduction to distributed and parallel computing is necessary.



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