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Hot-Spot Contention in Binary Hypercube Networks
February 1992 (vol. 41 no. 2)
pp. 239-244

Consideration is given to the impact of hot-spot contention in distributed-memory multicomputer systems. Since the binary hypercube network offers a reasonable compromise between network cost and performance, two hypercube-based static interconnection networks are considered. One is a standard binary hypercube and the other is a binary hypercube-based hierarchical interconnection network. The impact of hot-spot contention in both these networks is studied.

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Index Terms:
binary hypercube networks; hot-spot contention; distributed-memory multicomputer systems; static interconnection networks; hierarchical interconnection network; hypercube networks; multiprogramming.
Citation:
S.P. Dandamudi, D.L. Eager, "Hot-Spot Contention in Binary Hypercube Networks," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 239-244, Feb. 1992, doi:10.1109/12.123401
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