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Course number and title: EE232B Telecommunication Switching and Queueing Systems
Credits: 4
Instructor(s)-in-charge: I. Rubin (
Course type: Lecture
Required or Elective: A Signals and Systems course.
Course Schedule:
Lecture: 4hrs/week
Outside Study: 8hrs/week
Office Hours: 2hrs/week
Course Assessment:
Homework: Typically, 7 assignments.
Exams: 1 midterm and 1 final examination.
Grading Policy: Typically, 25% homework, 25% midterm, 50% final.
Course Prerequisites: EE232A
Catalog Description: Queue modeling and analysis with applications to space-time digital switching systems and to integrated-service telecommunication systems. Fundamentals of traffic engineering and queueing theory. Queue size, waiting time, busy period, blocking, and stochastic process analysis for Markovian and non-Markovian models.  
Textbook and any related course material:
Gross and Harris, Fundamentals of Queueing Theory, Wiley.
Course Website
Topics covered in the course:
Regenerative Stochastic Processes.
Continuous time Markov chains.
Definitions of queueing systems and processes.
Regenrative queueing processes and properties.
Markovian queueing systems: modeling and analysis.
Queueing systems with general service time distributions.
Queueing systems with general renewal arrivals.
General single server queueing system analysis.
Priority queueing performance results.
Applications to analysis and design of switching, processing, buffering, multiplexing and computer networking systems.
Will this course involve computer assignments? NO Will this course have TA(s) when it is offered? NO

:: Last modified: September 2007 by I. Rubin ::

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