Coursebooks 2017-2018

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COM-512

Lecturer(s) :

Celis Laura Elisa
Thiran Patrick

Language:

English

Remarque

Cours biennal donné les années impaires (donné en 2017-18)

Summary

The goal of this class is to acquire mathematical tools and engineering insight about networks whose structure is random, as well as decentralized processes that take place on these networks.

Content

Keywords

Random graphs, percolation theory, social networks, communication networks.

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Stochastic models in communication (COM-300), or equivalent.

 

Important concepts to start the course

Basic probability and stastistics; Markov chains; basic combinatorics.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra lectures, exercises, mini-project

Expected student activities

Attending lectures, bi-weekly homeworks, mini-project incl. student presentation at the end of semester, final exam.

Assessment methods

  1. Homeworks 10%
  2. Mini-project 40%
  3. Final exam 50%.

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum No

Resources

Bibliography

Ressources en bibliothèque
Notes/Handbook

Class notes will be available on the course website.

Websites

In the programs

Reference week

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      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German