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Dalhousie University Goldberg Computer Science Building

Date(s) - 13/04/2017
11:30 am

Rapid growth in network traffic demands higher bandwidth networks with high speed components. To evaluate the extent to which traffic demands are being met, we require tools to analyze the networks and their components so that questions such as “how much”, “how many” and “how long” can be adequately answered before these components can be deployed. One such tool is the analysis of queueing systems using a state diagram approach. State diagrams are very useful for understanding the working and the analysis of a wide range of systems. However, their complexity has been a major factor in their limited use for analyzing large systems. This talk focuses on some techniques that have been developed to depict and solve complex multi-dimensional state diagrams in a standard and comprehensible manner, and how these could be utilized to measure performance of optical networks.

Brief Bio:

Khurram Aziz received his MS and PhD degree in Engineering from the National University of Singapore and the Vienna University of Technology, Austria in 2003 and 2008 respectively. He has over eighteen years of experience in Academia and Industry. He has been active in the field of performance modeling of communication networks and has participated in several international cooperative research projects within the European Commission framework programs focusing on broadband optical networks. He has authored over 25 scientific publications. Dr. Aziz is a senior member of IEEE and ACM, and a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Slonim Conference room (#430)
Goldberg Computer Science Building
Dalhousie University
6050 University Avenue, Halifax

Host:  Srinivas Sampalli  (srini@cs.dal.ca)