Lecture Notes:

The lecture notes for all the sessions are listed below:



 
# Topic Slides Papers
1. Session 1 - Introduction to Wireless & Mobile Networks
2. Session 2 - IEEE 802.11 Standard »
3. Session 3 - Multimedia Networking
4. Session 4 - Fairness in WFQ
5. Session 5 - QoS in WFQ
6. Session 6 - Introduction to Queuing Theory
7. Session 7 - Flow and Congestion Control
8. Session 8 - Active Queue Management »
9. Session 9 - AQM and TCP Models »
10. Session 10 - TCP New Reno
11. Session 11 - Network Security
12. Session 12 - Introduction to Optimization
13. Session 13 - Convex Optimization (1)
14. Session 14 - Convex Optimization (2)
 
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4   Papers to be studied for the finals:
  1. Performance Analysis of the IEEE 802.11 Distributed Coordination Function.
  2. Modeling TCP Throughput: A Simple Model and its Empirical Validation
  3. Optimization Flow Control, I: Basic Algorithm and Convergence (Sections I, II, and III)
  4. A Duality Model of TCP and Queue Management Algorithms (Sections I, II, III, and IV)
  5. Understanding Vegas: A Duality Model (Sections I, II, and III)
Moreover, Kelly's mechanism can be well understood by reading the initial parts of his famous highly-cited paper:
Rate Control in Communication Networks: Shadow Prices, Proportional Fairness, and Stability.