Communication Networks Control

ENG SE 755

Systems and control perspective into communication networks research. Fundamental systems issues in networking. Survey of a variety of techniques that have recently been used to address networking issues, including queueing theory, optimization, large deviations, Markov decision theory, stochastic approximation, and game theory. Topics will vary from year to year, depending on recent developments in the field. Illustrative topics include: network services and layered architectures, performance analysis in networks, traffic management and congestion control, traffic modeling, admission control, flow control and TCP/IP, routing, network economics and pricing. Meets with ENGME755. Students may not receive credit for both.

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