Kenneth S. Vastola

Professor, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering

Education
  • B.A.:         Mathematics, Rutgers University, 1976
  • M.S.:      Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1979
  • Ph.D.:     Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1982
Research Focus
  • Networking and Communication
  • Statistical Signal Processing
  • Graduate Education
Contact vastok@rpi.edu
Select Works
  • “Analytic Models for the Latency and Steady-State Throughput of TCP Tahoe, Reno and SACK,” B. Sikdar, S. Kalyanaraman, and K.S. Vastola. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 11, No. 6, December 2003, pp. 959-971.
  • "An Integrated Model for the Latency and Steady-State Throughput of TCP Connections," B. Sikdar, S. Kalyanaraman and K.S. Vastola, Performance Evaluation, vol. 46, no. 2-3, pp. 139-154, September 2001.
  • "Minimizing Packet Loss by Optimizing OSPF Weights Using Online Simulation," H.T. Kaur, T. Ye, S. Kalyanaraman, K.S. Vastola. Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Modeling, Analyses and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), Orlando, Florida, October 12-15, 2003.
  • "An Efficient Model of 802.11 Ad Hoc Networks under a Block-fading Rayleigh Channel with Physical Layer Capture,” Jin Sheng and Kenneth S. Vastola. Proceedings of the IEEE Global Communications Conference (EEE GLOBECOM), New Orleans, Louisiana, November 30 – December 4, 2008.