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An introduction to communication network analysis.

9780471371410

An introduction to communication network analysis.

Kesidis, George.

Wiley-Interscience

2007

232 pages

$77.00

Hardcover

TK5102

What is really going on behind the modeling and analysis of communications networks? Kesidis gets to the core of it all in this self-contained text on evaluating modeling and performance. He covers both classic (such as queuing theory) and modern (such as pricing) aspects of networking, beginning, mercifully, with a review of elementary probability theory. He then works through Markov chains, including birth-death chains and simulated chains, queuing theory, including queues without losses and stationary queues, local multiplexing, including a description of a game theory framework for multiplexing packet flows, queuing networks with static routing, dynamic routing and routing with incentives, and peer-to-peer file sharing with incentives. Kesidis provides exercises and answers and appendices including terminology and algorithms.

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