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Modeling and Analysis of Telecommunications Networks / Edition 1

Modeling and Analysis of Telecommunications Networks / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9780471348450
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/23/2004
Pages: 450
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.78(h) x 0.97(d)

About the Author

JEREMIAH F. HAYES, PhD, received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1966. Dr. Hayes is recently retired as Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Concordia University. He has held visiting positions at several institutions, including the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Bell Communications Research, Bell Northern Research, University College, Cork, and the University of Canterbury. In recognition of his contributions, Dr. Hayes was raised to the rank of Fellow of the IEEE in 1983. In 1996, he was the fourth recipient of the Canadian Award in Telecommunications Research.

THIMMA V. J. GANESH BABU, PhD, received his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, in 2001. He has been a Member of Technical Staff at EMS Technologies, Montreal, Quebec. He is a telecommunications consultant and part-time professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Concordia University.

Table of Contents


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1. Performance Evaluation in Telecommunications.

2. Probability and Random Processes Review.

3. Application of Birth and Death Processes to Queueing Theory.

4. Networks of Queues: Product Form Solution.

5. Markov Chains: Application to Multiplexing and Access.

6. The M/G/1 Queue: Imbedded Markov Chains.

7. Fluid Flow Analysis.

8. The Matrix Geometric Techniques.

9. Monte Carlo Simulation.


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"This new book by Hayes and Ganesh Babu brings new life to an old 'academic' topic...the book satisfies all requirements to become a landmark..." (IEEE Network, March 2005)

"This very well-written book is a good mixture of classic and advanced material…I believe that it will become the standard reference." (Computing, August 13, 2004)

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