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Dissertation Topics

Research topic 1: Quality of Experience (QOE) in Video Streaming over Long Term
Evaluation (LTE) networks

Research Questions:
1. What is the effect of TCP and UDP protocols on OWD, IPD and Packet loss in LTE network
uplink with different payloads at different data rates?
2. How is the user perception affected by the delay variation in video streaming over LTE
network using TCP and UDP protocol?
3. How is the user perception affected by the packet loss in video streaming over LTE
network using TCP and UDP protocol?

Research Objectives:

To understand the user perception of video quality for high definition videos with
packet losses and delay variations over LTE network, with H.264 as codec.

To understand the user perception of video quality for different protocols.

To understand the LTE network performance in terms of OWD, IPD and Packet loss
at different data rates for different payloads.

NS2 simulation

Implementing the designed network in the lab to analyze the network for its quality of service. . 5. Compare and analyze the QoS parameters during the mixed formation of queuing deployed on different interfaces of the routers. 1. Methodology: GNS3 simulation designing test network by using virtual machines and virtual routers and switches. Implementing the six types of queuing techniques in the network and collecting the data during each queuing in the network. 3. 4. Compare and analyze the packet loss for voice and data signals during each queuing 6. 7. Brief study of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and its components and services in the network 2. jitters and delays in the network during the each queuing. Analyzing the collected data with each other and comparing the packet losses.Research Topic 2: Quality of Service in VoIP networks using six different queuing techniques – A simulation based research on GNS3 Research Question: Which type of queuing technique is considered best for VoIP networks? Research Objectives: Following are the objectives of this dissertation and completion of these objectives in the dissertation will declare the success of whole work. Identify the best and efficient queuing technique in the network based on the results taken during all the queuing techniques.

routers. This can use virtual machines. 5.Research Topic 3: Analysing Denial of Service (DOS) attack in VoIP networks using GNS3 simulation network Research Question: What are the effects of denial of service attacks on VoIP networks? What are the key countermeasures for assessing the denial of service attacks in VoIP networks? Research Objectives: This whole research work is based on the following objectives. To write a literature review that will be showing the integrity and vulnerability of phone call from VOIP phones 2. To determine the various types of threats and attack from VOIP phone call and methods for removing these threats and attacks. switches and VoIP system. To produce a good final dissertation. To implement a safe system Asterisk and make a report on the strengths and weaknesses that the company need to improve in VOIP system 4. 3. . Methodology: Using GNS3 simulation network to analyse effects of denial of service attacks in VoIP networks. To critically evaluate the overall VOIP project which will include the testing. sponsor feedback and discussion with my supervisor. These objectives are as follow 1.

4 Research Objectives: Following are the Term of Reference objectives that are set with complete considerations: 1. Analysing the impact of packet delays. Analysing the collected data and checking its validity in the light of previous researches and theories. packet loss and end-to-end delay on performance and QoS of Video conferencing over LTE network. Methodology: Using OPNET 16. 4. 2. Research Objectives: 1. its processes and components.  Analysis and comparison of results obtained from simulation and classifying the load levels . Designing and building the LTE simulations for video conferencing. Research on mechanism and structure LTE air interface communication. Testing the built design and evaluating the results. packet loss and end-to-end delay on performance and QoS of Video conferencing over LTE network. Building the Prototype for investigation of the impacts of the parameters on the video conferencing.1 for analysing the quality of service of videoconferencing system over LTE networks . 3.Research topic 4: Analysing Quality of Service of video conferencing systems over LTE networks using OPNET simulation platform Research Question/ requirements:  Research and report that provides the investigation and information of LTE architecture.  Analysing the impact of packet delays.

• Discuss different constraints that affect the TCP performance in wireless network and critically examine various approaches that are suggested in the literature for improving the TCP performance. • Simulate different routing protocols in different network scenarios against several performance metrics. the major objectives of the study are summarized as follows: • Apply both qualitative and quantitative research methods that will guide the study in proper direction.Research topic 5: TCP and UDP Based Comparison of MANET Routing Protocols Using OPNET simulation Research Questions: Which routing protocol provides a better performance in Mobile Ad hoc Networks? What are the key factors that influence the performance of these routing protocols? Research Objectives: Following the mentioned guidelines. • Employ the TCP congestion control algorithms during the implementation of the proposed existing TCP variants in a MANET simulation environment. and analyze the results. • Compare and analyze the protocols and the TCP versions based on their performance in the simulated environment. • Set up a platform for performing the simulation in OPNET and becoming familiar with different tools of OPNET software. • Draw conclusions by presenting and interpreting the outcomes. . • Perform a simulation study of TCP's behavior when many active flows compete for bandwidth over the same link.