**CDA 6530: Performance
Models of Computers and Networks**

**Fall 2015**

The "written notes" are what the instructor writes on tablet PC whiteboard in each class.

1. (08/24) Class overview, review of probability (intro, Probability, written notes)

2. (08/26) Probability: continue (written notes)

3. (08/31) Probability: continue; Review of random variables (random, written notes)

4. (09/02) Random variable: continue (written notes); Homwork 1 is released and due Sept. 13th midnight

5. (09/09) Random vairable (continue) (written notes)

6. (09/14) Explanation of Homework 1 solution; Random variable examples (written notes)

7. (09/16) Introduction of Matlab (matlab);

8. (09/21) Generating random number and random variables (generate-rv, written notes, matlab code of loadedDice.m); programming assignment 1 is assigned and due Sept. 30th midnight

9. (09/23) Continue examples of random variables (written notes)

10. (09/28) Continue example of random variables; Matlab Simulink for numerical solutions of differential equations (written notes; simple worm model simulink example, RC circut example)

11. (09/30) Stochastic process: Counting, Bernulli (stochastic, written notes); How to present simulation figures (pdf); Programming assignment 2 is assigned and due Oct. 11th midnight

12. (10/05) Stochastic process: continue (written notes)

13. (10/07) Stochastic process: continue

14. (10/12) Discrete-time simulation (discreteTime-simulation); programming project 3 is assgined and due Oct. 25th midnight

15. (10/19) Explain solution to programming assignment 1; Q&A for programming project 3 (project3QA) (written notes)

16. (10/21) Stochastic process: continue; Hidden-Markov model (HMM-intro, writte notes)

17. (10/26) Hidden-Markov model: continue; Discrete-Event Simulation (DiscreteEventSimulation, Matlab code, writte notes)

18. (10/28) Discrete-Event simulation: continue; DES example (DiscreteEventSimulation-example,written notes)

19. (11/02) Discrete-Event simulation example: continue (Matlab code1, Matlab code 2, written notes)

20. (11/04) Explaining of programming project 4, which is due Nov. 15th midnight via WebCourse; Basic queuing theory: M/M/1 queue (queue-1, written notes)

21. (11/09) Basic queuing theory: continue (written notes)

22. (11/16) Basic queuing theory: M/M/*/* queuing (written notes)

23. (11/18) Queuing theory examples (queue-examples) (written notes)

24. (11/23) Explanation of solution to programming assignment 4; Basic queuing network (queue-network) (written notes)

25. (11/25) Statistical analysis of simulated data (confidence-interval, matlab code) (written notes); Programming assignment 5 is released and due Dec. 10th midnight

26. (11/30) Take-home mid-term exam

27. (12/02) Transform theory (transform); Explain solution to mid-term exam; explain project 5

28. (12/07) No class (have a great winter break!)