Optimization Methods for Telecommunications

Course Description

Taxonomy of optimisation methods. Main applications in telecommunications. Linear programming and network flows. Linear and non-linear multicommodity flows. Special algorithms and extension. Optimal routing in networks. Capacity expansion. Combinatorial programming. Local search. Heuristic optimization methods. Network design and dimensioning. Software tools for telecommunication network planning and optimisation.

Study Programmes

Postgraduate doctoral study programme


David G. Luenberger, Yinyu Ye (2008.), Linear and Nonlinear Programming, Springer Science & Business Media
Michal Pioro, Deep Medhi (2004.), Routing, Flow, and Capacity Design in Communication and Computer Networks, Morgan Kaufmann
Ravindra K. Ahuja, Thomas L. Magnanti, James B. Orlin (1993.), Network Flows, Pearson
Deep Medhi, Karthik Ramasamy (2007.), Network Routing, Morgan Kaufmann
Thomas G. Robertazzi (2007.), Networks and Grids, Springer Science & Business Media
Bernhard Korte, Jens Vygen (2012.), Combinatorial Optimization, Springer Science & Business Media
El-Ghazali Talbi (2009.), Metaheuristics, John Wiley & Sons
Pablo Pavón Mariño (2016.), Optimization of Computer Networks, John Wiley & Sons


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  Winter semester
L1 English Level
L1 e-Learning