6.263J Data-Communication Networks


Class Info

Provides an introduction to data networks with an analytic perspective, using telephone networks, wireless networks, optical networks, the Internet and data centers as primary applications. Presents basic tools for modeling and performance analysis accompanied by elementary, meaningful simulations. Develops insights for large networks by means of simple approximations. Draws upon concepts from queueing theory and optimization.

This class has 6.041, and 18.313 as prerequisites.

6.263J will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by E. Modiano and D. Shah.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

You can find more information at the 6.263/16.37J Course Homepage site.

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