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Spring 2016-2017
ELE 536   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Special Topics in Informations Sciences and Systems - Optimization of Communication Systems

Mung Chiang

Study how problems in networked communication systems can be formulated and solved as optimization, covering both classic results and current research. Introduce the methodologies of linear programming, convex optimization and Lagrange duality. Focus on applications in network architecture, protocols, distributed algorithms, fog computing, edge networking, cyber physical systems and Internet of Things.

Sample reading list:
M. Chiang, Networked Life: 20 Questions and Answers, Cambridge Universi
M. Chiang, B. Balasubramanian, F. Bonomi, Fog for 5G and IoT, Wiley, 2017

Paper in lieu of Final - 60%
Oral Presentation(s) - 30%
Other (See Instructor) - 10%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Other information:
Prior exposure to communication networks is desirable but not required. Students are expected to present research literature and carry out a final project.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
42217 L01 11:00:00 am - 01:00:00 pm M W   Sherrerd Hall   001   Enrolled:5 Limit:15