(NB! An updated list is found in Course Schedule.)

Part I: General

Queueing theory, teletraffic theory & performance evaluation

L. Kleinrock. Queueing Systems, volume 1/volume II. Wiley, New York, 1975.

M. Zukerman. Introduction to Queueing Theory and Stochastic Teletraffic Theory. Lecture Notes. 2010. (http://www.ee.cityu.edu.hk/~zukerman/classnotes.pdf)

V. B. Iversen. Teletraffic Engineering and Network Planning. Lecture Notes. Technical University of Denmark. 2006. (http://oldwww.com.dtu.dk/education/34340/telenook.pdf)

J. F. Hayes and T. V. J. Ganesh Babu. Modeling and Analysis of Telecommunications Networks. Wiley, New York, 2004.

J.-Y. Le Boudec. Performance Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems. Lecture Notes. EPFL. 2007. (http://ica1www.epfl.ch/perfeval/)

F.P. Kelly. Notes on effective bandwidths. In Stochastic Networks: Theory and Applications (Editors F.P. Kelly, S. Zachary and I.B. Ziedins) Oxford University Press, 1996. (http://www.statslab.cam.ac.uk/~frank/eb.html)

Network calculus

C.-S. Chang. Performance Guarantees in Communication Networks. Springer-Verlag 2000.

J.-Y. Le Boudec and P. Thiran. Network Calculus: A Theory of Deterministic Queuing Systems for the Internet. Springer-Verlag 2001.

Y. Jiang. Internet Quality of Service: Architectures, Approaches and Analysis. Lecture Notes. NTNU. 2007. (http://www.q2s.ntnu.no/~jiang/Notes.pdf)

Y. Jiang and Y. Liu. Stochastic Network Calculus. Springer 2008.

Part II: Selected Topics

Scheduling algorithms

Hui Zhang. Service Disciplines for Guaranteed Performance Service in Packet-Switching Networks. Proceedings of the IEEE. 1995.

A. K. Parekh and R. G. Gallager. A generalized processor sharing approach to flow control in Integrated Service Networks: The single-node case. IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking, 1(3): 344-357, June 1993.

G. G. Xie and S. Lam. Delay guarantee of Virtual Clock server. IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking, 3(6): 683-689, Dec. 1995.

S. Shreedhar and G. Varghese. Efficient fair queueing using deficit round robin. IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking, 4: 375-385, June 1996.

J. C. R. Bennett and H. Zhang. Hierarchical packet fair queueing algorithms. IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking, 5(5): 675-689, Oct. 1997.

Multi-access and Wireless Scheduling

Yaxin Cao and Victor O. K. Li. Scheduling Algorithms in Broad-Band Wireless Networks. Proceedings of the IEEE. 2001.

L. Kleinrock and S. S. Lam. Packet switching in a multiaccess broadcast channel: performance evaluation. IEEE Trans. Communications, 23(4): 410-423, Apr. 1975.

L. Kleinrock and F. A. Tobagi. Packet switching in radio channels: Part I- Carrier Sense Multiple-Access modes and their throughput-delay characteristics. IEEE Trans. Communications, 23(12): 1400-1416, Dec. 1975.

R. Rom and M. Sidi. Multiple Access Protocols: Performance and Analysis. Springer-Verlag, 1990. (http://www-comnet.technion.ac.il/rom/PDF/MAP.pdf)

Dmitri Moltchanov. Performance models for wireless channels. Computer Science Review. 4:153-184, 2010.

Xiaojun Lin, Ness B. Shroff, and R. Srikant. A Tutorial on Cross-Layer Optimization in Wireless Networks. IEEE JSAC 2006.

Server models

P. Goyal, S. S. Lam, and H. M. Vin. Determining end-to-end delay bounds in heterogeneous networks. Multimedia System, 5(3): 157-163, May 1997.

D. Stiliadis and A. Varma. Latency rate servers: a general model for analysis of traffic scheduling algorithms. IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking, 6(5): 611-624, Oct. 1998.

Y. Jiang. Relationship between guaranteed rate server and latency rate server. Computer networks, 43(3): 307-315, 2003.

J. C. R. Bennett, K. Benson, A. Charny, W. F. Courtney, and J.-Y. Le Boudec. Delay jitter bounds and packet scale rate guarantee for Expedited Forwarding. IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking. 2002.

Y. Jiang. Per-Domain Packet Scale Rate Guarantee for Expedited Forwarding. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 2006

K. Lee. Performance Bounds in Communication Networks with Variable-rate Links. ACM SIGCOMM 1995.

D. Wu, R. Negi. Effective Capacity: A Wireless Link Model for Support of Quality of Service. IEEE Trans. Wireless Communications. Vol. 2, no. 4, 2003.

Traffic characteristics

R. Guérin, H. Ahmadi and M. Naghshineh. Equivalent capacity and its application to bandwidth allocation in high-speed network. IEEE J. Select. Areas Commun., 9(7): 968-981, Sept. 1991.

W. E. Leland, M. S. Taqqu, W. Willinger and D. V. Wilson. On the self-similar nature of Ethernet traffic (extended version). IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking, 2(1): 1-15, Feb. 1994.

Network calculus

R. L. Cruz. A calculus for network delay, part I: network elements in isolation. IEEE Trans. Information Theory, 37(1): 114-131, Jan. 1991.

R. L. Cruz. A calculus for network delay, part II: network analysis. IEEE Trans. Information Theory, 37(1): 132-141, Jan. 1991.

J. Y. Le Boundec. Application of network calculus to guaranteed service networks. IEEE Trans. Information Theory, 44(3): 1087-1096, May 1998.

R. Agrawal, R. L. Cruz, C. Okino and R. Rajan. Performance bounds for flow control protocols. IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking, 7(3):310-323, June 1999.

Q. Yaron and M. Sidi. Performance and stability of communication networks via robust exponential bounds. IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking, June 1993.

C.-S. Chang. Stability, queue length, and delay of deterministic and stochastic queueing networks. IEEE Trans. Auto. Control, 39(5): 913-931, May 1994.

D. Starobinski and M. Sidi. Stochastically bounded burstiness for communication networks. IEEE Trans. Information Theory, 46(1):206–212, Jan. 2000.

Q. Yin, Y. Jiang, S. Jiang, and P. Y. Kong. Analysis on generalized stochastically bounded bursty traffic for communication networks. In Proc. IEEE LCN’02, 2002.

F. Ciucu, A. Burchard, and J. Liebeherr. A network service curve approach for the stochastic analysis of networks. In Proc. ACM SIGMETRICS, 2005.

Y. Jiang. A Basic Stochastic Network Calculus. In Proc. ACM SIGCOMM 2006.

Y. Liu, C.-K. Tham, and Y. Jiang. A calculus for stochastic QoS analysis. Performance Evaluation, vol. 64, pp. 542-572, 2007.

Markus Fidler: An End-to-End Probabilistic Network Calculus with Moment Generating Functions. IWQoS 2006.

V. Firoiu, J. Y. L. Boudec, D. Towsley and Z. L. Zhang. Theories and models for Internet Quality of Service. Proceedings of the IEEE, Special issue on Internet Technology, 90(9): 1565-1591, Aug. 2002.

S. Mao and S. S. Panwar. A survey of envelope processes and their applications in Quality of Service provisioning. IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, 8(3):2-20, 3rd Quarter 2006.

Markus Fidler. A Survey of Deterministic and Stochastic Service Curve Models in the Network Calculus IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, 12(1):59-86, 2010.