Stochastic wireless networks models


Prof. Massimo Franceschetti

Spring 2013 CENTR 208  TTh  12:30 PM - 1:50 PM




Elements of spatial point processes. Spatial stochastic models of wireless networks. Graph structure, interference, stochastic dependencies. Elements of network information theory, statistical physics models of information flow. Role of signal propagation, random fading models. Decentralized operation, route discovery, architectural principles. Energy limitations, random failures.

Recommended prerequisites: previous exposure to stochastic processes and information theory.

Prerequisites: ECE 257A–B.

Book: M. Franceschetti, R. Meester. Random Networks for Communication. Cambridge.