Design and Analysis of Computer Networks
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
Markov chains and techniques for studying their transient and steady-state behaviour. Queuing theory and discrete time queues. Queuing models for media access, error control and traffic management protocols. Quality of service. Modelling of traffic and inter-arrival time. Self similar distributions and traffic. Analysis and design of switching fabrics. Switch design alternatives and performance modelling. Simulation of networks.
Prerequisites: STAT 254 or 260.
Undergraduate course in Computer Engineering offered by the Computer Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering.