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Clock Models (Thiago) (GSoC 2011)

Summary

The goal of this project is to analyze the usefulness of different clock models for NTP, contributing for an enhanced performance. The goal is to use filtering techniques to analyze 2 issues. The first is a parameter that provides an explicit connection between the polling interval and the accuracy of the synchronization process. The second issue is a more sophisticated model for the performance of the clock on the local system and for the network delay.

Related Items: ClockAlgorithms

Tasks

Theoretical Report 1 - Phase-Locked Loops and Frequency Locked Loops

This report consists on a discussion about the theory of the control loops involved in the Clock Discipline, mainly the Phase-Locked Loop(PLL) and the Frequency-Locked Loops(FLL).

Theoretical Report 2 - Clock Statistics

This report consists on a discussion about the current available Clock Models, Allan Variance and the parameters involved in the Clock Analysis.

Timeline

Date Task Description % Done
2011-04-25   Accepted student proposals announced on the Google Summer of Code 2011 site. DONE
2011-04-27 Community Bonding Students get to know mentors, read documentation, get up to speed to begin working on their projects. DONE
2011-05-24 Coding begins Students begin coding for their GSoC projects DONE
2011-05-24 Theory Report 1 Report about PPL, FLL - Collecting Material, Reading, Studying, Organizing DONE
2011-05-28 Theory Report 1 Started writing the report DONE
2011-06-05 Theory Report 1 Conclude the Report 1 and send to Dr.Levine and Harlan DONE
2011-06-06 [OFF] University Exams Final Examinations/Tests Week at the University begins DONE
2011-06-15 [OFF] University Exams Exams Ends DONE
2011-06-16 Back to Work   DONE
2011-07-11 Start mid-term evaluations Mentors and students can begin submitting mid-term evaluations. DONE
2011-07-15 Mid-term evaluations Mid-term evaluations deadline DONE
2011-08-15 Wrap-up Suggested 'pencils down' date. Take a week to scrub code, write tests, improve documentation, etc.  
2011-08-22 Firm 'pencils down' date. Mentors, students and organization administrators can begin submitting final evaluations to Google.  
2011-08-26 Final evaluation Final evaluation deadline  
2011-08-30 Code samples Students can begin submitting required code samples to Google  

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