Lecture: 3 hours
Project: 1 hour
Prerequisite: Courses ECS 20; ECS 152A; ECS 154A-B or EEC 170; Statistics 131A; course ECS 150 recommended
Grading: Letter; 4-6 homework sets (20%), midterm (25%), final (35%), project (20%)
Use of simulation and queueing theory in computer and communication system design. Applications to processor scheduling, memory hierarchies; I/O systems; packet and circuit switched networks; fault-tolerance; computer networks applications. Not open for credit to students who have completed ECS 256A.
This course provides an integrated introduction to the analytical and simulation-based approaches to performance modeling of computer and communication systems.
Expanded Course Description:
The project will include the design and analysis of a computer and/or communication system using the analytical and simulation methodologies developed in this course.
K.S. Trinedi, Probability and Statistics with Reliability, Queuing and Compute Science Application, Prentice Hall, 1982
Selected papers from the recent literature
Instructors: N. Matloff, D. Ghosal, P. Mohapatra, B. Mukherjee
Prepared by: D. Ghosal (September 2002)
There is no significant overlap with other courses.