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Dynamic allocation of buffer space in the bridge of two interconnected token rings
Author(s): Alok Kumar Das; K. Muhuri
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Paper Abstract

We investigate the throughput performance of networks interconnected through a bridge under real-time traffic environment. Throughput characteristics versus input traffic rate are shown with the variation of node spacing for fixed number of nodes in each of the rings. Certain buffer management algorithms which allocate the buffer space of the bridge dynamically are also studied. The algorithms are basically aimed at maximization of buffer usage. The networks are connected with each other through a bridge which is not in-j volved in correcting errors in the packets rather it simply acts as a store and forward device.

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Date Published: 1 February 1991
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1364, FDDI, Campus-Wide, and Metropolitan Area Networks, (1 February 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24607
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Alok Kumar Das, Jadavpur Univ. (India)
K. Muhuri, Jadavpur Univ. (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1364:
FDDI, Campus-Wide, and Metropolitan Area Networks
Kadiresan Annamalai; Stewart K. Cudworth; Allen B. Kasiewicz, Editor(s)

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