Performance Analysis of Complex Networks and Systems

Performance Analysis of Complex Networks and Systems

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This rigorous, self-contained book describes mathematical and, in particular, stochastic and graph theoretic methods to assess the performance of complex networks and systems. It comprises three parts: the first is a review of probability theory; Part II covers the classical theory of stochastic processes (Poisson, Markov and queueing theory), which are considered to be the basic building blocks for performance evaluation studies; Part III focuses on the rapidly expanding new field of network science. This part deals with the recently obtained insight that many very different large complex networks a€“ such as the Internet, World Wide Web, metabolic and human brain networks, utility infrastructures, social networks a€“ evolve and behave according to general common scaling laws. This understanding is useful when assessing the end-to-end quality of Internet services and when designing robust and secure networks. Containing problems and solved solutions, the book is ideal for graduate students taking courses in performance analysis.... the forward equation (10.9), PIN) Pi2(t) ] I [ P1105) P1200 ] [ a€”agt;\ A ] P516) P5205) P2105) P2200 H a€”H which actually contains two independent transition probabilities because P12(t) I 1 a€” P11(t) and P21(t) I 1 a€” P22 The forward equationanbsp;...

Title:Performance Analysis of Complex Networks and Systems
Author:Piet Van Mieghem
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2014-04-24


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