Course Name: 

Cognitive Networks (IT473)


B.Tech (AI)


Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-2) 4


Cooperative and Cognitive Networks Introduction, Adaptive Networks, Dynamic Factors, Network Functions, Representative Adaptive Techniques, , Self Managing Networks, Concepts and Challenges, Theories for designing Self Management Networks, Self Management Intelligence, Machine Learning for Cognitive Networks-Technology Assessment and Research Challenges, Evolution of Adaptive Systems, Biologically Inspired Networking, Principles, Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems, Swarm Intelligence, Cross-Layer Design and Optimization in Wireless Networks, Cognitive Radio Architecture, Cognitive Ad hoc Networks, Distributed Learning and Reasoning in Cognitive Networks – Methods and Design Decisions, applying Evolutionary Approaches for Cooperation in Networks, Intelligence in Router and Switches,


”Cognitive Networks Towards Self Aware Networks” Qusay H Mahmoud, Wiley Publications, 2007
“Cognitive Wireless Networks: Concepts, Methodologies and Vision Inspiring the Age of Enlightenment of Wireless Communications” , Frank H.P. Fitzek and Marcos D. Katz, Springer, 2007
“CISCO Router and switch Forensics Investigating and Analyzing Malicious Network Activity” Dale Liu, Singress Publicatins, 2009.


Information Technology

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