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Communication Performance in Multiple-Bus Systems
July 1988 (vol. 37 no. 7)
pp. 848-853
A simple queueing model is presented for studying the effect of multiple-bus interconnection networks on the performance of asynchronous multiprocessor systems. The proposed model is suitable for systems in which each processor has a local memory and is thus able to continue processing while waiting for a response from the global memory. An approximate, closed-form solution is given that is sim

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Index Terms:
communication performance; multiple bus interconnection networks; queueing model; asynchronous multiprocessor systems; closed-form solution; memory modules; multiprocessor interconnection networks; performance evaluation; queueing theory.
Citation:
Q. Yang, S.G. Zaky, "Communication Performance in Multiple-Bus Systems," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 37, no. 7, pp. 848-853, July 1988, doi:10.1109/12.2230
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