Organization

News: The first exam date had to be changed due to an error in my calendar scheduling (mea culpa)! Pay attention to te registration of the exam for August 15+18 (see below)!

Exam:

Oral exams will be held on August 15+18 and October 31.

IMPORTANT: Please register with our secretary Mrs. Gerber (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., room 36/430) until July 25 noon (after that she is on vation until August 15).
For the dates of August 15+18: should your registration be later than July 25, then send an email to Prof. Schmitt (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and we can still accommodate an exam according to your needs, but as he is also on vacation and has only irregular email access allow some time budget for the response.

Lecture:

Tuesdays, 11:45-13:15 in 46-210

Contact:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jens Schmitt
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Exercise:

Fridays, 15:30-17:00 in 36-438

1st: May 6th 2016

2nd: June 3rd 2016

The exact weeks in which exercises are hold will be announced in the lectures and on this homepage!

Lecture Overview

The objective of this lecture is to introduce the basics of performance managment in communication networks on multiple time-scales. The contents are as follows:

  1. Introduction & Motivation
  2. Long-Term Performance Management
    • Network Design
    • Traffic Modelling
  3. Medium-Term Performance Management
    • Traffic Engineering / Routing
    • Content Distribution / Caching
  4. Short-Term Performance Management
    • Packet-Level Dynamics
    • Packet Scheduling
  5. Conclusion and Outlook

Material & Slides

The slides are accessible only from within the university network (131.246.*). Please use SSH or VPN for remote access.

Chapter Slides
Organization + Introduction pdf, pdf
Long Term Performance Management pdf
Medium Term Performance Management pdf
Short-Term Performance Management pdf

Exercises

The exact weeks in which exercises are hold will be announced in the lectures and on this homepage!

Exercise Time Material
Exercise 1 6th May 2016. 15:30 CEST. pdf, pdf2, positions, positions2, solution
Exercise 2 3rd June 2016. 15:30 CEST. pdf, solution
Exercise 3 24th June 2016. 15:30 CEST. pdf
Exercise 4 14th July 2016. 15:30 CEST. pdf

 

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