COE-402 Computer Systems Performance Evaluation

## Announcements:

• Pdf file of the Tutorial material needed for HW#3.

• The answers to the textbook problems are now scanned and posted in the Assignments section.

• Homework3 Solution - Part b.1 Moving Average method is solved!!

• 2nd project deliverable - Monday August 8th, 2005

• 4 new slides containing pseudo code for project have been added

• Attendance is now report - See Marks section - There are warnings!!

• Project groups are ALL finalized - See Project Section

## Lecture Notes:

The author's slides can be found at the following link

Students are responsible for the material in the book and that in the handouts. The class notes are just "notes"; they may not cover all required material. The book is the reference for the required material. Be advised that the notes below are subject to change.

• Introduction: Example of a queueing system
• Introduction: Author's slides for chapter 1, 2, and 3
• Review of basic probability theory and random variables - Author's slides for chapter 12 and 13. Also refer to my summary.

- Some more material on probability theory (much more than required in this course).

- A tool for probability distributions and quantiles

- Area under the unit normal distribution: Table A.1

- Tables for calculating normal quantiles: Table A.2 and Table A.3. For t-variate quantiles: Table A.4.

• Introduction to simulations and Analysis of simulation results.
• My notes on Queueing (Chapter 31) [See author's notes for chapters 30 and 31 too].

## Assignments:

• The TA will be marking your homeworks and quizzes and the model answer will be posted on the web. If you think he misjudged a question please check with him after you compare with the model answer. If you still think you need the question rechecked, please arrange to see me during office hours.
• The TA for July is Mr. Md Aijaz Mohiuddin [aijazm@ccse.kfupm.edu.sa].
• The TA for August is Mr. Abdul Subhan [subhan@ccse.kfupm.edu.sa]
• Final answers to textbook problems.

• Reading Assignment: Read chapters 1, 2, and 3. There will be a quiz on this material
• Homework #1: Due date July 16th, 2005 - solution.
• Homework #2: Chapter 12, problems: 2, 6, 7, 11, and 15. Chapter 13: problems: 2. (Scanned image of Problem 13.2). - solution
• Homework #3: Introduction to simulations and analysis of simulation results (employing opnet) - Due date: Wed August 17,2005

• ## To check your marks for quizzes and homework as well as yours exams, bonus, etc click here (Major 1 statistics are here - major 2 stats are here -It has the bonus question too).

•  Attendance is reported here.

## Matlab Tutorial Material:

Basic information:

More detailed material at:

The MathWorks website - The makers of Matlab