Issue No.02 - February (1980 vol.29)
J.F. Burnell , Bell Laboratories
This correspondence deals with the application of a bit slice microprocessor to a satellite born packet switch. A system architecture for accomplishing this task is proposed, and the performance of the packet switch is evaluated by obtaining an upper bound on the system throughput.
J.F. Burnell, S.C. Crist, M. Arozullah, "Microprocessor Utilization in Satellite-Born Packet Switching", IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol.29, no. 2, pp. 206-208, February 1980, doi:10.1109/TC.1980.1675546