TM8102 - Traffic Analysis of Communication Networks


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2009/2010

Course content

The course is taught every second year, next time spring 2011. The course addresses analysis and design of communication networks by means of queue and stochastic theory.

Topics are:
Queuing theory and network calculus. Model and problem formulations for communication networks. Source models and traffic characterization. Server models. Analysis of loss and delay, dimensioning of links and nodes, optimization. Strategies for traffic handling, scheduling, routing, and control.

Learning outcome

To acquire knowledge about the use of analytical models and methods at an advanced level to describe, study, and understand traffic and traffic handling in communications networks.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, self study, colloquia, and assignments.
If there are no more than 10 candidates, the assessment may be based on an oral exam.

Compulsory assignments

  • Oral presentation

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Announced at the beginning of the course. Selections from text books and journal papers.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
DIE5935 7.5


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