Welcome!

James Madison University

This is the website for the Spring 2020 offering of CS 470 (Parallel and Distributed Systems) at James Madison University, taught by Mike Lam.

The class meets Tuesday and Thursday in ISAT/CS 246, starting January 7 and ending May 4. Please visit the calendar for a detailed schedule.

Office hours (ISAT/CS 227): Tue 1:30-4:00pm
Wed 9:30am-noon

I am also available outside office hours by appointment; if you wish to make an appointment, please check the public calendar on my home page to find a several candidate times that work for you and send me an email.

Please use the links above to navigate the website. Please check this website (especially the calendar) regularly for updates.

We will also be using Canvas for project submission, online quizzes, and grade tracking. Please be aware that your Canvas final grade is not your true course final grade--it is only an approximation. See the syllabus for details on how your final grade will be determined.

Please let me know as soon as possible if you have questions or run into any technical issues using the class website.

Have a great semester!