CS558    Syllabus & Progress

CS558 Sylabus & Progress


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  1. Introduction


  2. Queueing Theory and Performance Analysis



  3. Performance Analisys through Simulation



  4. Analysis of the Carrier Sense Multiple Access (CSMA) scheme


  5. Analysis of the Collision Detection Multiple Access (CDMA) scheme


  6. Congestion control on the Internet - 1 week


  7. Network Simulation using NS2: Tcl - 1 week



  8. Network Simulation using NS2: NS programming - 0.5 week


  9. Studying the Performance of TCP using NS2 Simulation - 0.5 week


  10. Extending NS to study new Network Protocols - (Skip)



  11. Studying the Performance of TCP through Mathematical Modeling (Padhye) - 1.5 week




  12. Synchronized TCP flows - 0.5 week



  13. High Speed TCP (over Gigabit networks) - 0.5 week



  14. RTT unfariness in TCP - 0.5 week




    Providing Quality of Service on the Internet


  15. Fairness - 2 week




  16. Delay Guarantees - 1 week


    "Unusual" network protocols

  17. Multicast Routing - 1 week


  18. Video on Demand - 1 week


  19. Wavelength Division Multiplexing (lightnet) - 2 week





  20. Simulation of Wireless networks (performance analysis)



  21. Process Simulation: