Title : Dr.
Name : Tapio Erke
FoS : Telecommunications; Information and Communications Technologies
Affiliation : Adjunct Faculty
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Phone : (662) 524 5737
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Email : erke[at]

Educational Background

  1. M.Eng. in Telecommunications, Helsinki University of Technology (HUT), Finland, 1969
  2. Course Work for Lic.Tech. degree in Telecommunications and Applied Electronics, HUT, Finland

Research Interests

My research interest is in the area of traffic measurements, modeling, and performance in various telecommunication networks, PSTN, Cellular, Internet, ATM, and optical networks. Resource allocation for different services, network dimensioning and optimization, and switching structures are also included.



AT 77.05 Teletraffic Engineering
AT 77.08 Network Planning
AT 77.12 Switching Systems


Selected Publications

  1. Pragtong, P., Erke, T., and Ahmed, K. "Modeling of VoIP Conversational Speech in Noisy Environment", IEEE TENCON'05, 21-24 November 2005, Melbourne, Australia
  2. Uengsakul, J., and Erke, T., "Performance Evaluation of Assembly Mechanisms for JET-Based Optical Burst Switching Networks", IEEE TENCON'04, Vol. C, 101-104 pp., 21-24 November 2004, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  3. Quan Le Trung, and Erke, T., "A Combination of ERICA+ and Distributed WPMM Algorithms to Guarantee the Minimum Cell Rate for ABR Service in ATM Networks", Proc. of the 2003 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS 2003), July 20-24, 2003, Montreal, Canada, pp. 436-443
  4. Silachamroon, S., and Erke, T., "The Effective Bandwidth Estimation for a Self-Similar Traffic Stream", Proc. of The Third International Symposium on Communications and Information Technology (ISCIT 2003), 3-5 September 2003, Songkhla, Thailand, pp. 263-268
  5. Sangvornvetphan, V., and Erke, T., "Traffic Scheduling in Bluetooth Network", IASTED International Conference on Advances in Communication (AIC'2001), 3-6 July 2001, Rhodes, Greece
  6. Munprasert, W., Erke, T., and Umponjun, K., "Resource Allocation for VBR Traffic and Multiple Classes of Instantaneous-Request Calls in Advance Reservations", Proc. of The Fourth International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications (WPMC'01), 9-12 September 2001, Aarhus, Denmark, pp.1537-154

Ongoing and Completed Projects


Awards and Honors


Professional Affiliations

Member of IEEE


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