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Performance of the Direct Binary n-Cube Network for Multiprocessors
July 1989 (vol. 38 no. 7)
pp. 1000-1011
A mathematical model for predicting the performance of the direct binary n-cube interconnection scheme is presented. These predictions are checked against simulations of a comparable system. The results for the network are compared to known results for indirect interconnection schemes like the crossbar and indirect n-cube networks. Special operation conditions such as broadcasts and hot spots a

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Index Terms:
performance prediction; direct binary n-cube network; multiprocessors; mathematical model; simulations; crossbar; broadcasts; hot spots; inferences; equiprobable distribution; message destinations; multiprocessor interconnection networks; packet switching; performance evaluation.
Citation:
S. Abraham, K. Padmanabhan, "Performance of the Direct Binary n-Cube Network for Multiprocessors," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 38, no. 7, pp. 1000-1011, July 1989, doi:10.1109/12.30851
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