Performance Modelling and Analysis

Course Name: 

Performance Modelling and Analysis (CO454)


B.Tech (CSE)


Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)


Performance evaluation methods, Analytical versus simulation modeling, Performance measurement and benchmarking, Workload modeling, Random variables, Commonly used distributions, Stochastic processes, Markov chain models of computer systems, Queuing models, Discrete even simulation, Simulation Languages, Confidence intervals, Variance reduction techniques, Case studies of analytical and simulation studies of computer systems.


1. Raj Jain, "The Art of Computer Systems Performance Analysis", John Wiley and Sons, New York, USA, 1991.
2. KS Trivedi, "Probability and Statistics with Reliability, Queuing and computer Science", PHI, 1982.
3. Paul and Howard, "Computer System Performance Evaluation and Prediction", Elsevier, 2005.


Computer Science and Engineering

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Dr. Shashidhar G Koolagudi

Head of the Department
Department of CSE, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

Hot line: +91-0824-2474053
Email: hodcse[AT]nitk[DOT]ac[DOT]in


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