Dr. Derviş Z. DENIZ


Current Position(s)



Work Experience




Current Research Interests 

Call Admission Control (CAC) in multi-channel and wireless mobile multimedia networks. Dynamic Bandwidth Management (DBM). ISDN, ATM and high speed networks. Performance engineering and QoS. Network simulation. Distributed multimedia systems. Videoconferencing and applications. Video on Demand systems and their use in distance learning. Systems analysis and design for CIM applications. Software Engineering. Academic Decision Support Systems and their use in Assessment. Engineering education. Educational technology and its use. Remote laboratories. 



Seminars & Conferences

    - "Past, Present and Future of Computer Networks", CTEA, London, (1989).

    - "Advanced Computer Architectures: Latest Developments", EMU, TRNC, (1992). 

    -  "Internet - The Global Village", CTA&EA, Lefkosa, TRNC, (1994).

    -  "Centre for Information Technologies Research and Development", EMU, (1995).

    -  "Technology in Education", EMU, TRNC, (1998).

    -  "Advances in and Applications of Technology in Education", EMU, TRNC, (1999).

    -  Chair of the Organizing Committee, SIU'2001 Conference, Gazimağusa, TRNC, (2001).

Courses Taught at B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. Level (1991- )

EE111  Introduction to Computers

EE413  Data & File Structures

EE415  Structured Programming & Programming Tools

EE418/EEE474  Software Engineering

EE511  Data Communications & Computer Networks

EE512  Design, Analysis and Performance of Computer Networks

EE611  Advance Topics in Computer Networks.

Theses Supervised

- Nagla Mohamed, "Performance Analysis of CAC Strategies in Wireline and Wireless Multimedia Networks", PhD Thesis, July 2004.

- Cem Karaca, "Multi-Protocol VoD System for Distance Learning with Pedagogical Enhancements", MS. Thesis, Feb. 2004.

- Atilla Bulancak, "Web Kernel: Analysis and Design of a Web Kernel", MS. Thesis, Feb. 2003.

- Qaisar Q. Malik, "Modeling and Performance of CAC Strategies in Bufferless Multichannel Communication Systems", MS. Thesis, March, 2001.

- Ibrahim Ersan, "Design and Development of an Academic Decision Support System Software with Academic Performance Evaluation", MS. Thesis, April, 2000.

- Taswar Iqbal, "Measurement-Based MMPP Modeling of Voice Traffic in Computer Networks", MS. Thesis, Feb., 2000. 

- Hakan Yavuz, "Video-on-Demand System Design and Development for Distance Learning", MS. Thesis, July 1999. 

- Cem Topuz, "COMSIRA: Computer Supported Information Requirement Analysis Tool for SME's", MS. Thesis, Aug., 1998.

- Hurol Mear, "Performance of Rate Weighting Dynamic Bandwidth Management Policy Under Variable Traffic Conditions", MS. Thesis, Feb., 1998.

- Zeynep Latif, "LAN Traffic Measurement and Characterization", MS. Thesis, Mar., 1997. 

- Mustafa Buzun, "A Critical Survey of ISDN API's", MS. Thesis, Feb., 1997.

- Abdulkadir Gorur, "Performance of the Dynamic bandwidth management Policy Based on the Loop Control Method in ISDN", MS. Thesis, Feb., 1997.

- Aytac Cerkez, "Performance of the DBM Policy Based on the Rate Weighting Method in ISDN", MS. Thesis, July, 1995.

- Mehmet Gencer, "Comparison of Framing Modes for Superchannel Dormation in ISDNs", MS. Thesis, June, 1994.


N.O. Mohamed and D.Z. Deniz, "Dynamic Partitioning Based Call Admission Control for Integrated Services Wireless Mobile Networks", The 15th IEEE Int. Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC'04), Sept., 5-8, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 2406-2410, 2004.

D.Z. Deniz and N.O. Mohamed, "Adaptive Rule-Based Reservation Cac Strategy For Multimedia Wireless Networks", The IASTED Int. Conf. on Communication Systems and Networks (CSN'2004), Sept.1-3, Marbella, Spain, pp. 101-105, 2004.

D.Z. Deniz and N.O. Mohamed, "Traffic Intensity Dependent Dynamic Partitioning CAC Strategy for Multimedia Wireless Networks", SPECTS'04, 25-29 July, San Jose, California, USA, 2004.

D.Z. Deniz and C. Karaca, "Pedagogically Enhanced Video on Demand Based Learning System", IEEE 5th Int. Conf. on IT Based Higher Education and Training (ITHET'04), May 31 - June 2, 2004, Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 415-420, 2004.

D.Z. Deniz and N. O. Mohamed, “Performance of CAC Strategies for Multimedia Traffic in Wireless Networks”, IEEE J. of Selected Areas in Comms.,  vol. 21, no. 10, pp. 1557-1565, Dec. 2003.

D.Z. Deniz, A. Bulancak and G. Özcan, “A Novel Approach to Remote Laboratories”, ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE’03), Nov. 5-8, Colorado, USA, Session T3E, pp. T3E- 8-12, 2003.

D.Z. Deniz and N.O. Mohamed, “Performance Analysis of the Threshold CAC Strategy for Multimedia Traffic in Wireless Networks”, IEEE Int. Symp. on Computer Communications (ISCC’03), Jun 30-July 3, Kemer, Turkey, pp. 1312-1317, 2003.

N.O. Mohamed and D.Z. Deniz, "A Novel CAC Strategy for Multimedia Traffic in Wireless Mobile Networks  ", 2003 Summer Simulation Multiconference, SPECTS'03, July 20-24, Montreal, Canada, pp. 166-169, 2003.

D. Z. Deniz and N. O. Mohamed, “An Exact Performance Model for the Reserve Channels CAC Strategy at a Bufferless Network Node”, Int. Journal of Communication Systems, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 311-320, April 2003.

D.Z. Deniz, “Information Engineering: a new Engineering Discipline for the Information Age and the Need for a Clearer Definition “, Proc. of SEFI 30th Annual Conference: The Renaissance Engineer of Tomorrow, Technical Session D4: REs and Globalization in the ICT Age, 8-11 Sept., Firenze, Italy, pp. 8, 2002. 

D.Z. Deniz, M. Uyguroglu, H. Yavuz, Departmental Workload Administration Using Group Forecasting in Universities, Int. Conf. on Engineering Education (ICEE'02), Manchester, UK, 18-22 August, 2002.

D.Z. Deniz and N.O. Mohamed, Performance Analysis of a Call Admission Control Strategy in a Broadband Node with Narrowband and Wideband Traffic, Int. Symp. on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS'02), San Diego, CA, USA, July 14-18, 2002, pp.749-755, 2002

N.O. Mohamed and D.Z. Deniz, Performance Evaluation of a CAC Strategy for Broadband Networks, The 7th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC'2002), Taormina, Italy, 1-4 July, 2002, pp.193-198, 2002

D.Z. Deniz, The Use of Educational Technology in Classrooms: Experiences and Student Responses, Int. Education Conference, Gazimagusa, TRNC, 8-10 May, pp. xx-yy, 2002.  

D.Z. Deniz and I. Ersan, An Academic Decision Support System Based on Academic Performance Evaluation for Student and Program Assessment, Int. Journal of Engineering Education (IJEE), vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 236-244, Feb., 2002.  

D.Z. Deniz and I. Ersan, Using and Academic DSS for Student, Course  and Program Assessment,  Int. Conf. on Engineering Education (ICEE'01),  6-10 August, Oslo, Norway, pp. 6B8/12-18, 2001.  

D.Z. Deniz, An Efficient Simulation Technique Applicable to Bufferless  UNIs for Performance Evaluation of CAC Strategies, The 5th World Multi-Conference  on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI'2001), 22-25 July, Orlando, Florida, USA, vol. V, pp. 24-29, 2001.  

D.Z. Deniz and Nagla O. Mohamed, Simulation of Bufferless UNIs for Performance Evaluation of CAC Strategies using OPNET, Proc. of Summer Computer Simulation Conf. (SCSC'01), July 15-19, Orlando, Florida, USA, pp.115-120, 2001. 

N.S. Kambo, D.Z. Deniz and T. Iqbal, Measurement-Based MMPP Modeling of Voice Traffic in Computer Networks using Moments of Packet Interarrival Times, Proc. of International Conference on Networking (ICN'01), 9-13 July, Colmar, France, LNCS 2094, P. Lorenz (Ed.), pp. 570-578, 2001.

D.Z. Deniz and Qaisar Q. Malik, Modeling and Performance of CAC Strategies in Bufferless MultichannelCommunication Systems, Proc. of BAS'01 Conf., 21-22 June, Gazimağusa, TRNC, pp. 208-215, 2001. 

D.Z. Deniz, Sabit Variş ve Yeniden Oynatım Hızlarında Sürwekli Akış Yastığının Modellenmesi, SİU'2001 Kurultayı Bildiri Kitabı, 27-27 Nisan, Gazimağusa, KKTC, s. 620-624, 2001.

M. Hashemipour, D.Z. Deniz and C. Topuz, Computer-supported information requirement analysis tool based on novel methodology for analysing CIM information requirements, Robotics and Computer Integrated   Manufacturing,  vol.16, no. 4,  pp. 211-224, Aug. 2000.

A.Z. Melikov and D.Z. Deniz, Non-Exhaustive Channel Access Strategy in Multi-Resource Communication Systems with Non-Homogeneous Traffic, Proc. of ISCC'2000, July 3-6, Antibes-Juan Les Pins, France, pp. 432-437, 2000.

D.Z. Deniz and I. Ersan, Academic Decision Support System Software Based on Academic Performance Evaluation, Proc. of YA/EM2000 Conf. (XXI. National Meeting on OR/Industrial Eng.),  Gazimagusa, TRNC, 12-14 June, 2000.

D.Z. Deniz and A. Görür, Performance of Loop Control Based Dynamic Bandwidth Management Policy  in Multi-channel Systems, Proc. of ISCIS XIV, (Eds. M. Turksever et   al.),  Kusadası, Turkey, 18-20 October, pp. 852-859, 1999.

A.Z. Melikov and D. Z. Deniz, The Optimal Markov Strategy for Access in ISDNs with Reserves of Channels, Proc. of  the 7th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED'99) Conf., Haifa, Israel, 28-30 June,  pp. 2430-2437, 1999.

 Hacışevki H., Vaziri A., Mazharoğlu Ç., Deniz D. Z., Computer Controlled Simultaneous 2-D Traverse Mechanism, 3rd Int. Mechatronic Design & Modelling Workshop, 15-18 September, METU, Ankara Turkey, 1997. 

M. Hashemipour, D. Z. Deniz, C. Topuz and O. Anlagan, A Prototype Computer Supported Information Relation Analysis Tool (COMSIRA), Proc. of  DETC'97, September 14-17,  Sacramento, USA, 1997.

D. Z. Deniz and A. Cerkez, Performance of DBM using Rate Weighting Method in ISDN, Proc. of Computer Networks Symposium BAS'96, Istanbul, 30-31 May , pp. 54-65, 1996.

D. Z. Deniz, ISDN and Its Application to LAN Interconnection, McGraw-Hill, March 1994, ISBN: 0-07-707883-7   (Book).

D. Z. Deniz, AK-NET: Academic Information Network: A Proposal and its Expected Benefits, Proc. of ComputerUse in Education  Symposium , 10 June 1993, Nicosia, pp. 69-73, (in Turkish).

D. Z. Deniz, Global Standards for IT and Related Fields, their Application in TRNC and the Benefits to be Gained, Proc. of TRNC and Standardisation Congress, 21-22 Jan. 1993, Nicosia, pp. 163-169, (in Turkish).

D. Z. Deniz and G.J. Knight, The Formation and Dynamic Management of Superchannels in PRISDN?, Proc. of IFIP TC6 WG6.4a International Symposium on the Management of Local Area Communications Systems, Canterbury, UK, Sept 1990.

P.T. Kirstein, D.Z. Deniz, G.J. Knight, S.R. Wilbur, The Potential Impact of the ISDN on the Joint Academic Network (JANET) over the Period 1989-93 in the context of OSI Standards, TR 158, Dept. of Computer Science, UCL, 1989.

D.Z. Deniz and G.J. Knight, Managing Multiple Channels in LAN-ISDN Interconnection, ISCIS IV Symposium, October, 1989, Cesme, Turkey.

D.Z. Deniz and G.J. Knight, Channel Management Issues in LAN-ISDN Interconnection, Proc.  of ISDN in Europe Conf., April 1989, The Hague, The Netherlands.

G.J. Knight, D. Deniz and J. Fan, Gateways to ISDN, Proc.  of ISDN'87 International Conference, June 1987, London.