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Path Allocation Access Control in Fiber Optic Communication Systems
October 1989 (vol. 38 no. 10)
pp. 1372-1382
A path-oriented channel allocation management approach is introduced for the emerging high-bandwidth fiber optic star networks. In the proposed approach, the transmission channel of the source node and the reception channel of the destination node are synchronized at the central switching node, creating a virtual path for packet communication between any two nodes. The number of virtual paths t

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Index Terms:
fiber optic communication systems; channel allocation management; fiber optic star networks; virtual path; packet communication; concurrent packet transmissions; fiber optic star systems; computer networks; packet switching.
Citation:
A. Ganz, I. Chlamtac, "Path Allocation Access Control in Fiber Optic Communication Systems," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 38, no. 10, pp. 1372-1382, Oct. 1989, doi:10.1109/12.35832
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