Network Availability

Course Description

Basic definitions. Availability of telecommunication network. Probabilistic, topological and time measures. Structural and Markov availability models. Modeling of dependent failures. Availability evaluation of complex structures: analytical procedures and Monte Carlo simulation. Availability sensitivity and optimization. Protection and restoration structures and scenarios: 1+1, 1:1, n:m, path protection, link protection and p-cycles. Case studies in optical network. Availability data.

Study Programmes

Postgraduate doctoral study programme


Hussein T. Mouftah, Pin-Han Ho (2012.), Optical Networks, Springer Science & Business Media
Ramesh Bhandari (1999.), Survivable Networks, Springer Science & Business Media
Peter Stavroulakis (2003.), Reliability, Survivability and Quality of Large Scale Telecommunication Systems, John Wiley & Sons

For students


ID 154791
  Winter semester
L0 English Level