# Network Performance 2011/2012

This is a 24-lecture course taught to masters students and fourth-year undergraduates at UCL. I teach basic tools for modelling computer networks: looking at data, using appropriate simulations, and analysing mathematical models.

- Problem sets & past papers
- Further reading
- List of examinable material and notes on how to answer questions.

## Course outline

### Section 0. Introduction

[pptx]### Section 1. Random numbers

[pdf]### Section 2. Simulation

[pdf] [badsim.pdf] [badsim.py] (Python tips)§2.1 Types of simulator, §2.2 Where you measure from, §2.3 Steady state, §2.4 Replication, §2.5 Mice and elephants, §2.6 Standard models.### Section 3. Analysis tools

[pdf]### Section 4. TCP

[pdf]### Section 5. Resource allocation

[pdf], [pptx]### Section 6. Conclusion

[pdf], [pptx]