CSE5805 Advanced Network Design

A/Prof. Moshe Zukerman

email: m.zukerman@ee.mu.oz.au

Prerequisites: Math, Probability and Programming at CS Undergraduate level

Timetable

Week

Topics

Project/

Tests

1

Introduction; Multi Service Networks;

Fractal Traffic Modelling; Project

 

2

Congestion collapse, flow control and Fairness;

Multi access protocols; Project

 

3

Markov Chains and queues; Project

 

4

Markov Chains and queues;

 

5

Erlang formula; Network of Queues; Project

 

6

Network Topology Design; Revision; Project

Test 1

7

Topology Design; Project

 

8

Linear Programming + Applications

 

9

Network Algorithms + Applications

 

10

Network Algorithms + Applications

 

11

Traffic Modelling

Project Due

12

Revision

Test 2

Assessment

Project

40%

Test 1

25%

Test 2

35%

References

Aaron Kershenbaum, "Telecommunications Network Design Algorithm", McGraw Hill International Editions, ISBN: 0-07-112518-3.

Dimitri Bertsekas and Robert Gallager, "Data Networks", Prentice Hall,

ISBN: 0-13-200916-1.

M. Tatipamula and B. Khasnabish, "Multimedia Communications Networks Technologies and Services", Artech House Publishers, ISBN 0-89006-936-0.