EE 60554 - Communication Networks
Fall 2016

Syllabus (pdf)


Dr. Martin Haenggi
274 Fitzpatrick
631-6103 /

Class Hours:

MW 03:30 - 04:45pm in DeBartolo 208 (no class on Dec 5,7 - subject to change)


No required text. Course materials will be made available.
We will mainly draw on

  • Data Networks (2nd Edition) by Bertsekas/Gallager, Prentice-Hall, 1992

Other suggested reading:

Topics covered:

  • review of networking fundamentals (OSI layers, TCP/IP)
  • queueing models and theory
  • network calculus (application of min-plus algebra to packet networks)


One research project. Topics will depend on the student's interests.


Midterm and final exam


Homework: 10%
Midterms: 15+15%
Project: 30%
Final (oral): 30%


M. Haenggi, 08-22-16. Last change 08-22-16.