VITA

John N. Daigle

Present Position
Director, Center For Wireless Communications and Professor of Electrical Engineering, The University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, 1994 - pres.
Telephone: (662) 915-5799 (office); (662) 238-2619 (home).
E-mail: wcdaigle@olemiss.edu

Education
Eng. Sc. D., Operations Research, Columbia University, 1977.
M.S.E.E., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1969.
B.S.E.E., Louisiana Tech University, 1968.

Professional and Honor Societies
IEEE (Fellow'93), ORSA (Full member), Eta Kappa Nu, Omega Rho, Sigma Xi.

Academic Experience

Visiting Researcher, University of Perugia, Italy, Summer 2002.

Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering, The George Washington University, Washington, D. C., 1991-94.

Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, 1988-91.

Associate Professor of Computer and information Systems and Operations Research, William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 1984-88. Also, Area Coordinator for Computer and Information Systems, 1985-86.

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 1982-84. Also, Director of Computer Communications Systems Laboratory, 1983-84.

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 1980-82.

Industry Experience

Visiting Scientist, IBM Research, Zurich, Switzerland, Summers 1999, 2000, and 2001.

Principal Engineer (responsible for research direction), Networking Technical Center, The MITRE Corporation, 7525 Colshire Drive, McLean, VA, 1991-94. Working in broad areas of communication networking systems including wireless communications systems (point-to-point and cellular), gigabit networks, and their intersection.

Consulting Analyst and Group Leader, Systems Analysis Group, NCR Corporation, West Columbia, SC, 1977-80. Led professionals in analysis and testing efforts related to design of communication processing systems and protocols.

Member of Technical Staff, Data Communications Planning Center, Bell Telephone Laboratories, Holmdel, NJ, 1972-77. Systems planning, maintenance and operations for digital communication systems; analysis of packet switching systems.

Officer, USAF Security Service, Head of Airborne Section of Systems Performance and Maintenance Evaluation Department, San Antonio, TX, 1970-72. Field testing and analysis of RF communication systems from HF through 11 Ghz systems; evaluation and redesign of test and evaluation methods.

Current Interests

Currently have active research in networking for sensor-centric manufacturing, design of ad hoc networks for specific applications, performance evaluation of ad hoc networks and protocols, indoor propagation, quality of service for VoIP in ad hoc networks, protocol design for RFID tag systems, and cell-design for GSM/GPRS and CDMA wireless cellular data communication access systems, expecially HDR.

Funded Research

National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, Eastman Kodak Company, IBM Research, Medeco, Checkpoint, General Motors Research.

Selected Professional Activities

Associate Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, Jan.'03 - present.

Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, Feb.'01 - Dec'02.

Editor, IEEE/ACM Trans. on Networking, Aug.'96 - Dec.'01.

Associate Editor, J. Operations Research, Dec.'99 - Dec.'02.

Senior Technical Editor, IEEE Network, Jan.'99 - Dec.'03.

Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Network, Jan.'97 - Dec'98.

General Chair, Thirteenth Annual IEEE Workshop on Computer Communications, Oxford, MS, Oct 11-14, 1998.

IEEE Communication Society Distinguished Lecturer Tour; Viet Nam, Thailand, Indonesia; November 1995, ``Multimedia Wireless Issues: PCS to ATM.''

Senior Technical Editor, IEEE Network Magazine, January 1992 - 1996.

Director, IEEE Communication Society Education Department, May'93 - Dec'96.

IEEE Communication Society Board of Governors, 1990-93.

Organized sessions in IEEE Communication Society Computer Communications Workshop Series:
``Collection, Analysis and Interpretation of Experimental Data for Wireless Communication Systems,'' Orcas Island, WA, SEP'95.
``Traffic Management in ATM Networks,'' Marathon, FL, OCT'94.
``Gigabit Network Measurement,'' San Diego, CA, OCT'93.
``Wireless Local Area Networks,'' Hilton Head, SC, OCT'92.
``Computer Aided Design of Computer Communication Networks,'' Dana Point, CA, OCT'89.
``Issues in the Delivery of Computer Communication-Based Services,'' Orcas, WA, OCT'87.
``Communication Issues in Office and Factory Automation,'' Warner Springs, CA, OCT'86.

Co-guest editor for Special Issue of IEEE Network Magazine dedicated to Communications for Manufacturing, May 1988.

General Chairman for IEEE INFOCOM '85.

Technical Program Committee Member for more than ten conferences in the IEEE INFOCOM series, 1980-present.

Technical Program Representative for IEEE ICC'80, IEEE NTC'80 and IEEE NTC'81, representing the Computer Communication Committee of the IEEE Communication Society.

Chairman of Technical Committee on Computer Communications, IEEE Communication Society, June 1981-1983.

Session organizer and Chairman for numerous sessions in IEEE Conferences including IEEE COMPCON FALL, IEEE International Conference on Communications, IEEE Global Communications Conference, and IEEE INFOCOM.

Member of NSF review panels, including those for NSF Young Investigator, Engineering Research Initiation, and Engineering Research Centers.

Referee for NSF grant proposals, IEEE and ORSA publications, and external tenure hearings.

Ph.D. student advisor, dissertation committees, and external dissertation referee.

Faculty advisor, student chapter ORSA, 1989 - 1991.

Numerous invited seminars for seminar series at various universities

Publications: Refereed Journals

D. N. Bauer, J. N. Daigle, I. Iliadis, and P. Scotton, ``Topology Aggregation for Additive and Restrictive Metrics,'' Accepted for publication in {\it International Journal on Computer Networks} December 2005.

J. N. Daigle and N. Xiang, "A specialized fast cross-correlation for acoustical measurements using coded sequences," {\ it J. Acoust. Soc. Am.}, Vol. 119, Issue 1, (January 2006), pp. 300-305.

N. Xiang, J. N. Daigle and M. Kleiner, ``Simultaneous Acoustic Channel Measurement via Maximal-Length-Related Sequences,'' J. Acoust. Soc. Am., Vol. 117, Issue 4 (April 2005), pp. 1889-1894.

Q. Duan and J. N. Daigle, ``Resource Allocation for Quality of Service Provision in Multistage Buffered Crossbar Switches,'' Computer Networks Journal, Elsievier Press, Vol. 46, Issue 2 (October 2004), pp. 147-168.

J. N. Daigle and M. N. Magalhaes, ``Analysis of Packet Networks Having Contention-Based Reservation With Application to GPR,'' IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking, Vol. 11, No.4, August 2003.

V. Chitre and J. N. Daigle, ``Performance of IP-Based Services over GPRS,'' IEEE Trans. Computers, Vol. 52, No. 6, June 2003.

V. Chitre and J. N. Daigle, ``IP-Based Services over GPRS,'' ACM Performance Evaluation Review, Jan. 2001.

N. Abboud and J. N. Daigle, ``A Little's Result Approach to the Service Constrained Spares Provisioning Problem for Repairable Items,'' Operations Research, Vol. 45, No. 4 (July/August 1997), pp. 577-583.

L. Ai, J. N. Daigle, and R. Petrovic, ``Group-Delay Optimized IF Filters for Narrowband PCS,'' {\it IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems}, pp. 461-467, June, 1997.

C. B. Tipper and J. N. Daigle, ``ATM Cell Delay and Loss for Best-Effort TCP Traffic in the Presence of Isochronous Traffic,'' Journal of Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 13, No. 8 (October, 1995), pp. 1457-1464.

J. N. Daigle, Y. Lee, and M. N. Magalhaes, ``Discrete Time Queues with Phase Dependent Arrivals,'' IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 42, No. 2/3/4 (February, March, April 1994), pp. 606-614.

J. N. Daigle and S. C. Tang, ``Numerical Methods for Multiserver Discrete Time Queues with Batch Markovian Arrivals,'' Communications in Statistics - Stochastic Models, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 665-683, 1992.

J. N. Daigle and M. N. Magalhaes, ``Transient Behavior of M/Mij/1 Queues,'' QUESTA - Queueing Systems and Their Applications, Vol. 8, pp. 357-378, 1991.

J. N. Daigle and J. D. Langford, ``Performance Analysis of an Optical Disk-Based Office System Under a Mixed User Operating Strategy,'' Communications in Statistics - Stochastic Models, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 419-446, 1991.

J. N. Daigle, Robert B. Kuehl, and Joseph D. Langford, ``Queueing Analysis of an Optical Disk Jukebox Based Office System,'' IEEE Transactions on Computers, Vol. 39, No. 6 (June 1990), pp. 819-828.

J. N. Daigle, ``Message Delays at Packet Switching Nodes Serving Multiple Classes'' IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 38, No. 4 (April 1990), pp. 447-455.

J. N. Daigle, ``Queue Length Distributions From Probability Generating Functions via Discrete Fourier Transforms,'' Operations Research Letters , Vol. 8, No. 4. (August 1989), pp. 229-236.

J. N. Daigle, ``Message Delays with Prioritized HOLP and Round-Robin Packet Servicing," IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 35, No. 6 (June 1987), pp. 609-619.

J. N. Daigle and Joseph D. Langford,``Models for Analysis of Packet Voice Communication Systems," IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 4, No. 6 (September 1986), pp. 847-855.

J. N. Daigle, ``Task-Oriented Queueing: An Analysis Tool for Software Design of Communication Processing Systems," IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 34, No. 3 (March 1986), pp. 250-256.

J. N. Daigle and C. E. Houstis, ``Analysis of a Task-Oriented Multipriority Queueing System," IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 29, No. 11 (November 1981), pp 1669-1677.

Submitted and pending: Refereed Journals

N. Abboud and J. N. Daigle, ``Spare Parts and Parts Inventory for Repairable-Item Systems,'' submitted September, 1998 (in revision).

Publications: Books, Book Chapters and Monographs

J. N. Daigle, Queueing Theory with Applications to Packet Telecommunication, Spring Science+Business Media, Inc., September 2005.

J. N. Daigle, Queueing Theory for Telecommunications, Addison-Wesley, September, 1991. Second Printing, Spring 1992.

J. N. Daigle,``Computer Communication Networks," Chapter 64.3 in Electrical Engineering Handbook, R. C. Dorf, Ed.,CRC Press, 1993, pp. 1643-1660.

J. N. Daigle and D. M. Lucantoni, ``Queueing Systems Having Phase-Dependent Arrival and Service Rates, '' Chapter 10 of Numerical Solution of Markov Chains, William J. Stewart, Ed., Marcel Dekker, 1991, pp 161-202.

J. N. Daigle and J. D. Langford,``Operations Research Methods in the Communications Fields," Chapter 8.3 in Engineering Design: Better Results Using Operations Research Methods, R.R. Levary, Ed.,North Holland Publishing Company, 1988, pp. 644-682.

J. M. Musser and J.N. Daigle, ``Derivation of Asynchronous Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) Throughput," Chapter 9 of Local Area & Multiple Access Networks, R. L. Pickholtz, Editor, Computer Science Press, 1986, pp. 167-183.

Publications: Conferences For Which Entire Manuscript Is Refereed Beforehand

N. Blefari-Melazzi, J. N. Daigle, and M. Femminella, "On the modelling of voice sources regulated by dual leaky buckets," Proceedings of MASCOTS'06,, Atlanta, GA, 27 - 29 Sep. 2005.

Y. Sun and J. N. Daigle, ``A Source Model of Video Traffic Based on Full-Length VBR MPEG4 Video Traces,'' Proceedings ofIEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM-05), St. Louis, 28 Nov. - 2 Dec. 2005.

Q. Duan and J. N. Daigle, ``Resource Allocation for Statistical QoS Provision in Buffered Crossbar Switches,'' {\it Proceeding of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC-04), pp. 2292-2296, Paris, FRANCE, June 20-24, 2004.

Q. Duan and J. N. Daigle, ``Probabilistic Packet Delay Guarantee in Buffered Crossbar Switch,'' Proceeding of IEEE International Performance, Computing, and Communications Conference (IPCCC), pp. 253-258, Phoenix, AZ, April 12-14, 2004.

J. N. Daigle and N. Xiang, ``A FFT-Based Algorithm for Acoustic Measurements Using Coded Signals,'' Proc. International Congress on Acoustics IV, pp. 2989-2992, March 2004.

N. Xiang, J. N. Daigle, M. Kleiner, and R. R. Torres, ``Simultaneous Acoustic Multiple Source Measurements Using Correlation-Orthogonal Sequences,'' Proc. International Congress on Acoustics IV, pp. 2003-2006, March 2004.

L. Cao, J. N. Daigle, C. W. Chen and M. Matalgah., “Complexity reduced turbo decoding with concatenated detection codes,”Proceedings of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTS'03), Orlando, FL, USA, October 2003.

N.~Blefari-Melazzi, J.~N.~ Daigle, and M.~Femminella, ``Stateless Admission Control for QoS Provisioning to VoIP Traffic in a DiffServ Domain,'' Proceedings of the International Telecommunications Conference (ITC 18), Berlin, Germany, August 2003.

J. N. Daigle , G. Purushothaman, and R. Wang, ``Queueing Behavior of Individual Mobiles in TDMA-based Cellular Systems,'' Proceedings of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTS'03), Orlando, FL, USA, October 2003 (Review based on extended abstract).

J. N. Daigle and K. H. Daigle, ``Channel Capacity Assessment for GPRS,'' Proceedings of Communications Networks and Distributed Systems Conference, Society for Modeling and Simulation International Western Multiconference, San Antonio, TX, January 2002. International (invited).

J. N. Daigle and M. N. Magalhaes, ``Queueing Analysis of a Contention-Based Service System'' Proc. IEEE WCNC'00, Chicago, September 23-28, 2000.

D. N. Bauer, J. N. Daigle, I. Iliadis, and P. Scotton, ``Efficient Frontier Formulation for Additive and Restrictive Metrics in Hierarchical Routing,'' Proceedings of IEEE ICC'00, New Orleans, June 2000.

V. A. Chitre and J. N. Daigle, ``IP Traffic over GPRS: An Internet Servicew Oriented Analysis,'' Proceedings of IEEE WCNC'99, Paper FA7B4, New Orleans, Sep. 21-24, 1999.

J. N. Daigle and M. Roughan, ``Queue-Length Distributions for Multi-Priority Queueing Systems,'' Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM'99, pp. 641-648, New York, Mar. 21-25, 1999.

L. Ai, J. N. Daigle, R. Petrovic, ``Effect of IF Filters on BER Performance of a Narrowband PCS,'' Proceeding of the 1996 International Conference on Universal Personal Communications (ICUPC'96), pp. , 29 Sep-2 Oct. 1996 Boston, MA.

R. Petrovic, J. N. Daigle, and P. Giacomazzi, ``Simulation of Reverse Channel of Narrowband PCS,'' Proceedings of Virginia Tech's Fourth Symposium on Wireless Personal Communications, June, 1995, pp. 22.1-22.12.

J. N. Daigle, P. Giacomazzi, and R. Petrovic, ``Contention Protocol Performance in Wireless Personal Communciation Systems,'' Proceedings of Personal, Indoor, Mobile Radio Communication Systems, pp. 1112-1117. Toronto, Canada, 1995.

C. Bagwell, J. N. Daigle, ``ATM Cell Delay and Loss for Best-Effort TCP Traffic in the Presence of Isochronous Traffic,'' Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM'94, pp. Toronto, Canada, 1994.

J. N. Daigle, N. Jain, ``A Queueing System with Two Arrival Streams and Reserved Servers with Application to Cellular Telephone,'' Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM'92, pp. 2161-2167, Florence, Italy, 1992.

J. N. Daigle and D. M. Lucantoni, ``Queueing Systems Having Phase-Dependent Arrival and Service Rates,'' Proceedings of the First International Workshop on the Numerical Solution of Markov Chains, pp. 179 - 215, Raleigh, 1990.

J. N. Daigle, Y. Lee, and M. N. Magalhaes, ``Discrete Time Queues with Phase Dependent Arrivals,'' Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM'90, pp. 728-732, San Francisco, 1990.

J. N. Daigle, R. E. Johnson and T. S. Rappaport, ``Communication Research Issues in CIM'' Proceedings of the 1989 IIE Society for Integrated Manufacturing Conference, Atlanta, GA, NOV'89.

J. N. Daigle and J.D. Langford, ``Queueing Analysis of an Optical Disk Based Office System," Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM'88, pp. 871-880, New Orleans, 1988.

J. N. Daigle, ``Throughput in Asynchronous CDMA Systems," Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM'87, pp. 1079-1089, San Francisco, March 1987.

J. N. Daigle, ``Message Delays in Prioritized Packet Switching Systems," Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM '86, pp. 214-223, Miami, April 1986.

J. N. Daigle and J. E. Kobza, ``Processing Structures and Nodal Delays in Integrated Voice/Data Networks," Proceedings of IEEE GLOBCOM '85, pp. 535-541, New Orleans, December 1985.

J. N. Daigle and J.D. Langford, ``Queueing Analysis of a Packet Voice Communication System," Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM '85, pp. 18-26, Washington, D. C.,March 1985.

J. N. Daigle and S.D. Whitehead, ``Transmission Facility Sharing for Integrated Services," Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM '84 , pp. 236-245, San Francisco, April 1984.

J. N. Daigle, S. C. Liu, K. W. Wong ``Design Alternatives for Communication Proceeding Systems," IEEE GLOBCOM '83 Conference Proceedings, November 1983, pp. 351-359.

J. M. Musser and J .N. Daigle, ``Throughput Analysis of an Asynchronous Code Division Multiplexing System," IEEE ICC '82 Conference Proceedings, pp. 2F2.1-2F2.7, Boston, June 1982.

J. N. Daigle, ``Message Delays Using Prioritized Packet Switching,'' IEEE NTC '81 Conference Proceedings, pp. G4.6.1-G4.6.6, New Orleans, December 1981.

J. N. Daigle, ``Queueing Analysis of Tasking Structure in Task Oriented Multipriority Communication Systems with Multiple Job Classes," IEEE NTC '81 Conference Proceedings, pp. E3.3.1-E3.3.8, New Orleans, December 1981.

J. N. Daigle and C.E. Houstis, ``A Preemptive Priority Queueing Analysis with Application to a Terminal Controller in a Communications Environment," IEEE NTC '79 Conference Record, pp. 13.3.1-13.3.6, Washington, D.C., November 1979.

J. N. Daigle, ``Queueing Analysis of a Packet Switching Node with Markov Renewal Arrival Process,'' IEEE ICC'77 Conference Record, pp. 279-283, Chicago, Illinois, June 1977.

Pending: Conferences For Which Entire Manuscript Is Refereed Beforehand

Selected Invited Presentations

``100% Packet-Based Telecommunications: Why, How, and When?'' Lucent Bell-Labs, Murray Hill, NJ, April 30, 1999.

"Designing Wireless Cellular Access Systems for Future Internet Services," Distinguished Lecturer Series, Department of Computer Science, University of Alberta, Feb. 8, 1999.

"Contention Protocol Performance in Wireless Personal Large Communication Systems," AT\&T Distinguished Lecturer Series in Wireless Communications, Department of Telecommunications, University of Pittsburgh, Oct 27, 1998.

``Queue Length Distributions for Statistical Multiplexing Systems Having Markov Modulated Arrival and Service Rates,'' TIMS/ORSA Joint National Meeting'89, Las Vegas (with David Lucantoni).

``Some Issues in CDMA-based Wireless Cell Design for Internet-Based Services,'' Fourteenth Annual IEEE Computer Communications Workshop, Estes Park, CO, October 17-20, 1999

``Research Issues in the Design of Integrated Office Information Systems,'' Franco-American Workshop on Research Directions in Integrated Communication Networks., sponsored jointly by the National Science Foundation and the French Government, Sophia-Antipoli, FRANCE, June 23-27, 1988.

``Some Thoughts on Multimedia Trends and Networking,'' Keynote Speech: Kickoff Meeting of the High Performance Network Working Group of the Navy's Next Generation Computing Resource Program, White Oak, MD, December 8, 1993.

``Multimedia Services: Issues in Extension to Wireless Networks,'' Fourth Annual Clemson University Computer Communications ConFerence, Clemson, SC, November 8-10, 1993.

``Cellular Telephone Systems: Queueing, Blocking and Guardbands,'' IEEE Symposium on Worldwide Advances in Communications Networks, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, May 14-15, 1992 (with Nikhil Jain).

Selected Presentations at Other Professional Meetings

Queue Length Distributions for Multipriority Queueing Systems, Second ORSA Telecommunications Conference, Boca Raton, Florida, March 9-11, 1992. (with T. Nguyen).

Multicasting, When is it Worth It?, Second ORSA Telecommunications Conference, Boca Raton, Florida, March 9-11, 1992. (with C. Lin and S. Symington).

Doctoral Dissertations Supervised

Joseph D. Langford, Queueing Analysis of Systems Having Batch Arrivals and Setup Classes, The University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, January, 1990. Mr. Langford is a faculty member in the Department of Management Science at the University of Washington.

Nadim Abboud, The Spares Provisioning Problem with Parts Inventory, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, August, 1990. Mr. Abboud was Staff Analyst, Operations Research, United Airlines Research and Development Department, Chicago, IL. Currently, he is Associate Professor of Engineering Management at the American University of Beirut.

Nikhil Jain, Design of Cellular Communication Systems, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, December 1993. Currently with Qualcomm, Inc., San Diego.

Stanley W. Tang, Discrete Time Queues with Batch Markovian Arrivals, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA. Mr. Tang is with the University of Hong Kong.

Srdan Filipovic, Effects of Simulcast Induced Generalized FM Clicks on Performance of Wireless FSK Systems, The University of Mississippi, July 2003. Faculty member at Bevill State CC, AL.

Qiang Duan, Traffic Control for QoS Provision in Buffered Crossbar Switches, The University of Mississippi, July 2003. Faculty member at Arkansas Central University.

MS Theses Supervised

Gaurav R. Nukala, Indoor RF propagation measurements and analysis for design of container tracking systems, May 2005.

Shirong Du, A Wireless Sensor-based Location Strategy for Manufacturing, December 2004 (Ph.D. student, University of Mississippi).

Yang Sun, Characterization and Modeling of VBR Video Traces in a High-Speed Packet Switched Network, August 2004 (Ph.D. student, University of Mississippi).

Gokul Purushothaman, Queue Lengths at the Base Station of HDR Forward Link, August 2004 (Employer unknown).

Cheng-Sia Lim, Single User Data Throughput on the Forward Link of a High Data Rate System, May 2004 (with Comintel Corporation, Berhad, Malaysa).

Venkatesh Ramaswamy, Characterization of Statistically Multiplexed Huffman-Encoded Audio Traffic, December 2002 (Ph.D. Student, University of Mississippi and Intern, IBM Zurich Research laboratory).

Rajesh Bajracharia, Computing Efficient Routes in Communication Networks Having Multiple-Constrained Link Costs, May 2001 (with Nortel Systems, Richardson, TX).

Sri Lakshmi Bhamidipati, Optimal Interrogation Periods for RFID Systems under RRCP and RRCPA, May 2001 (with Sprint, Dallas, TX).

Ananda K. Bollu, Call Admission Control for Queueing Delay- and Bandwidth-Constrained Routing in Computer Communication Networks, May 2000 (with Fujitsu Research, San Jose, CA).

Kishore V. S. S. N. Chitrapu, Efficient Frontier for Multiple Parallel Path Constraint-Based Routing, University of Mississippi, December, 1999.

S. S. Bala Munukutla, A Stopping Time Algorithm for a CDP-Based RFID System, University of Mississippi, December, 1999.

Imran Kader, Traffic Shaping and Buildout for a VBR-Based Audio-on-Demand System, University of Mississippi, December, 1999.

Vikrant Chitre, Traffic Issues in Supporting IP Services over GPRS, University of Mississippi, December, 1999.

Javed Rahman, Stopping Time Algorithms for Radio Frequency Identification Systems, University of Mississippi, May, 1999.

Yang Zhang, Analysis of RF Field Measurements in a PCS Environment, University of Mississippi, December 1997.

Xiang Ni, Performance Analysis of Random Access Protocols for Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Systems, University of Mississippi, December 1996.

Xiaowei Zhang, The Effect of Collisions on Error Performance in Intelligent Tag Systems, University of Mississippi, December 1996.

Min Zhu, Synchronization of Narrowband Personal Communication Systems, University of Mississippi, May 1996.

Nilesh Ranjan, Architecture of Narrowband Personal Communication Systems: Cellular versus Simulcast, University of Mississippi, May 1996.

Xiaodong Yang, Adjacent Channel Interference in Narrowband Personal Communication Systems, University of Mississippi, May 1996.

Liping Ai, A Study on Digital IF Filters for NPCS Receivers, University of Mississippi, December 1995.

Wenxia Zhang, Performance Evaluation of Error Codes for Narrowband Personal Communication Systems, University of Mississippi, August 1995.

R. A. Lackman, Analysis of Queueing Delays in Task-Oriented Communication Processing Systems Having a Finite Number of Users , Washington State University, June 1984.

Steven D. Whitehead, An Alternative Approach to Queueing Systems via Generalized Balance Equations , Clemson University, July 1984.

Joseph D. Langford, Queueing Analysis of a Packet Voice Communication System via a Semi-Markov Process , Clemson University, July 1984.

John E. Kobza, The Effect of Protocol Structures on Nodal Delays in Processor-Bound Systems with Integrated Traffic , Clemson University, August 1984.

Nikhil Jain, Numerical Methods For Queues in a Random Environment , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, May 1991.

Courses Taught

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Coding Theory for Communicaitons
Wireless and Mobile Communications
Computer Architecture, Computer Organization (Sophomore through Advanced Graduate)
Discrete-Time Control Systems (Senior/First-Year Graduate)
Communication Systems (Junior through First-Year Graduate)
Linear Electronics (Junior)
Linear Circuits (Sophomore)
Computer Communication Network Analysis (First Year and Advanced Graduate)
Computer Communication Protocols (First Year and Advanced Graduate)

Graduate Level Operations Research Courses
Linear Programming and Optimization
Queueing Theory and Applications
Random Processes
Markov-Renewal Processes

MBA Courses
Foundations of Computers and Information Processing
System Simulation
Computer Communication Systems
Personal Computers and Business Graphics

Short Courses and Tutorials

Wireless Cell Design for Iternet-Based Services, taught at IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, New Orleans, LA, USA, September 1999.

The Java Programming Language, taught at IEEE GLOBCOM'96, London, England, November, 1996.

Several courses taught at National Security Agency, Bell Communications Research, Ft. Huachuca, AT&T Bell Laboratories such as Defense Data Network and DoD Protocols, Linear and Communication Systems, Modern Data Communications, under auspices of SCS Telecom (Don Schilling).

Other miscellaneous courses such as local area networks to general audiences.

Consulting

Gerson Lehrman Group, NY. 1999-pres.

GTE Laboratories, Waltham, MA. 1983-86. Communication processing system design; performance evaluation; design review; project selection. \medskip

Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, NY. 1986-88. Design of office information systems.

Johnson Controls, Inc. Milwaukee, WI. 1989-91. Design of communication processing systems and other aspects of communications networks protected by non-disclosure. Queueing system analysis.

Computer Sciences Corporation, Beltsville, MD, 1990-91. Network definition, modeling, and performance objectives for communication network in support of manned spacelab.

Reports Prepared in Industry

The reports listed below have not been released by AT&T and the NCR Corporation and are not available for general distribution. Most of the papers report the results of substantial analysis, and virtually all were subjected to substantial in-house review and rewriting prior to publication.

Bell Labs Reports
``DDS - The Effect of Unprotected Multiplex Ports on Service Quality," December 4, 1972 (with L. F. Bugbee).

``DDS Maintenance - Trouble Isolation Procedures for Local Area," Part I, November 2, 1972. Part II, January 1973.

``DDS - Expected Number of Failures/Day in the Local Serving Area," January 16, 1973.

``DDS Reliability - Loop Transmission over Paired Cable," May 15, 1973.

``Reliability of T1 Repeated Customer Serving Loops," September 12, 1973.

``Proposed Service Objectives for 1.544 Mb/s Data Services," December 3, 1973.

``A Comparison Between Quality of Data Transmission Over 1A-Radio Digital System and Voicebank Analog Data Channel," November 19, 1974.

``Maintenance of Two-Point Private Line Digital Data System ofF-Net Service," June 7, 1974.

``Field Evaluation of DDS Maintenance Procedures," June 28, 1974 (with L. F. Bugbee and L. E. Drew).

Series of reports on performance of DDS Long Haul Facilities. Approximately weekly, August 1974 - January 1975.

``DDS Proposed performance Objectives For 56kb/s Service Using the DDGT," December 2, 1974.

``An Acceptance Criterion for 1A-RDS," January 27, 1975 (with J. J. Mahoney Jr.).

``Data Service at Digital Data System Speeds Over Metallic Facilities Using Type 550a CSU," March 19, 1974 (with A. Pappas and H. R. Rudy).

``An Approach to Alternative Routing in a Packet Switching Network," January 13, 1976 (with G. J. Foschini).

``Capacity Requirements For DDS Long Haul Transmission," September 1975, unpublished.

``Queueing Analysis of a Packet Switching Node with State Dependent Arrival Process," April 5, 1976. Presented at Center 324 Research Seminar and at ICC '77.

``On the Location of the Zeros of a Certain Polynomial-A Supplement to TM-76-3112-2," September 20, 1976.

``Operations Plans For Phase III of Bell Data Network ( AT\&T IS-Net 1000)," September 1, 1977 (with several co-authors).

NCR Reports
``Performance Evaluation of the Intel 8086 Microprocessor Based on the COBOL S-Profile," March 16, 1978.

``MCITS Model Disk Process Addition," May 8, 1978.

``Criterion VRX Front End Processor Performance Evaluation - ISO/ASYNC Communications," September 18, 1978. Also presented at the Fall '79 NCR Microcomputer Systems User's Meeting, September 18, 1979, Atlanta, Georgia.

``MCITS Timing Measurements for ISO and TTY Driver Systems," October 18, 1978 (with C. E. Davis).

``Parameter Computation for Truncated Distributions," March 7, 1979.

``Criterion VRX Front End Processor Performance Evaluation - SDLC vs ISO/Async," March 21, 1979. \

``ISO and TTY Process Additions for MCITS Simulation Model," May 2, 1979.

``A Preemptive Priority Queueing Analysis with Application to a Terminal Controller in a Communications Environment," August 13, 1979 (with C. E. Houstis).

``A Comparison of Alternatives for DLC Communications in a Front End Processor Environment - BIA vs MLA," September 14, 1979 (with C. E. Houstis). \

``Comparison of Alternative Software Structures for a Small Computing System," presented at the Fall '79 NCR Microcomputer Systems User's Meeting, October 30, 1979, Dayton, Ohio.

``Performance Measurement and Analysis of MCS-Based Communication Processors," April 21, 1980 (with J. R. Black and G. C. Boylston).