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On the Construction of Communication Networks Satisfying Bounded Fan-In of Service Ports
September 1988 (vol. 37 no. 9)
pp. 1148-1151
The problem of minimizing the number of service ports of a central facility which serves a number of users subject to some constraints is addressed. At any time, a set of at most s users may want to use the facility, and one user can be connected to each port at a given time. It is assumed that there are direct communication links from users to service ports, with at most d links incident at a

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Index Terms:
communication networks; bounded fan-in; service ports; users; graph-theoretic problem; bipartite graph; linear programming; computer networks; graph theory; linear programming.
D.B. West, P. Banerjee, "On the Construction of Communication Networks Satisfying Bounded Fan-In of Service Ports," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 37, no. 9, pp. 1148-1151, Sept. 1988, doi:10.1109/12.2270
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