Chapter: Authors and Contributors
Frits C. Schoute was born in The Hague, The Netherlands, on September 9, 1947. He received his M.Sc. in applied mathematics from the University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands in 1974 and a Ph.D. from the division of engineering and applied sciences of Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1977. Since 1977 he as been with Philips Communication Systems in Hilversum, The Netherlands, working on performance analysis. In '84/'85 he took a sabbatical leave to teach in the EECS dept. of the University of California at Berkeley. In 1989 he was appointed part-time professor in the Telecommunications and Traffic-Control Systems Group. His main interests are in performance analysis of telecommunication systems.