## Performance Evaluation of Computer and Communication SystemsThis book is written for computer engineers and scientists active in the development of software and hardware systems. It supplies the understanding and tools needed to effectively evaluate the performance of individual computer and communication systems. It covers the theoretical foundations of the field as well as specific software packages being employed by leaders in the field. |

### What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

### Contents

Methodology | 1 |

Summarizing Performance Data and Confidence Intervals | 23 |

Model Fitting | 67 |

Tests | 107 |

Forecasting | 141 |

Discrete Event Simulation | 175 |

Palm Calculus or the Importance of the Viewpoint | 213 |

Queuing Theory for Those who cannot Wait | 263 |

Annex A Tables | 345 |

Annex B Parametric Estimation Large Sample Theory | 351 |

Gaussian Random Vectors in En | 363 |

Digital Filters | 377 |

393 | |

401 | |

### Other editions - View all

Performance Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems Jean-Yves Le Boudec Limited preview - 2011 |

Performance Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems Jean-Yves Le Boudec Limited preview - 2010 |

Performance Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems Jean-Yves Le Boudec No preview available - 2011 |

### Common terms and phrases

algorithm apply approximate arbitrary assume assumption asymptotic average bootstrap bottleneck called Chapter class-c customers compute confidence interval congestion collapse covariance matrix data set defined definition differenced data equal equation equivalent service rate event Example exponential FIFO FIFO station Figure filter finite follows form queuing network formula Gaussian given gives heavy-tailed homoscedastic importance sampling impulse response independent inversion likelihood ratio statistic log-normal distribution Lorenz curve Lorenz curve gap Markov chain mean median method metric Monte Carlo multi-class normal distribution normalizing constant number of customers obtained outlier p-value packet parameter Pareto Pareto distribution performance evaluation point prediction point process Poisson prediction interval product form queuing qq-plot Quantiles queue random number random variable residuals resp result Section sequence server simulation standard deviation Standard Normal station function stationary probability stationary regime stochastic throughput variance waypoint