CS 239 Performance Evaluation of Computer Networks


Instructor: Dr.Srikanth V. Krishnamurthy

Office : 324 WCH

Class : HMNSS 1405; T Th : 3:40 p.m. -5:00 p.m.

Office Hrs: Wednesday 3:00-4:00 p.m.

E-Mail: krish@cs.ucr.edu


Textbook: Modeling and Analysis of Telecommunication Networks by Hayes and Babu

Reference: Queueing Systems Vol. 1 : Theory Kleinrock


Modeling and Analysis of Computer Communication Networks, Jeremiah Hayes (possibly out of print).


Additional info in lecture notes and readings announced in class


Course Plan:

1.      Review of Probability, Random Variables and Stochastic Processes

        Note this is only a review.

2.      Basic Queuing Theory (M/M/1 Class of Queues)

3.      Intermediate Queuing Theory (M/G/1 & G/M/1 Classes of Queues)

4.      Queuing Networks

5.      Analysis of TDMA/Random Access and Priority Systems.



Evaluation Process:


Mid Term Exam: Tentative Date : May 2nd : Weightage 40 %

Final Exam: TBD Weightage 60 %

Both are Open Text Book and Open Notes.