Week 3: Clock synchronization

Lecture notes:
Clock synchronization
Clock synchronization - Lecture slides (6 per page)
Supplemental notes:
How does it work?, The NTP Public Services Project
Executive Summary - Computer Network Time Synchronization
How Linux keeps track of time: The Clock Mini-HOWTO, Ron Bean, v2.1, November 2000.
www.ntp.org, NTP project page.
RFCs for NTP, including RFC 5905, Network Time Protocol Version 4.
NTP documentation
NTP Architecture, Protocol and Algorithms, David L. Mills, University of Delaware
Retooling the Global Positioning System, Per Enge, Scientific American, April 26, 2004.
Clock drift, clock offset, linear compensation function, time server, Cristian's algorithm, Berkeley algorithm, fault-tolerant average, Network Time Protocol (NTP), synchronization subnet, strata, dispersion, Simple Network Time Protocol (SNTP), Precision Time Protocol (PTP), master