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B.G. Douglass, "Rearrangeable ThreeStage Interconnection Networks and Their Routing Properties," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 42, no. 5, pp. 559567, May, 1993.  
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@article{ 10.1109/12.223675, author = {B.G. Douglass}, title = {Rearrangeable ThreeStage Interconnection Networks and Their Routing Properties}, journal ={IEEE Transactions on Computers}, volume = {42}, number = {5}, issn = {00189340}, year = {1993}, pages = {559567}, doi = {http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/12.223675}, publisher = {IEEE Computer Society}, address = {Los Alamitos, CA, USA}, }  
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TY  JOUR JO  IEEE Transactions on Computers TI  Rearrangeable ThreeStage Interconnection Networks and Their Routing Properties IS  5 SN  00189340 SP559 EP567 EPD  559567 A1  B.G. Douglass, PY  1993 KW  rearrangeable network; interconnection network; permutations; Clos threestage networks; routing scheme; switch settings; network complexity; computational complexity; multiprocessor interconnection networks. VL  42 JA  IEEE Transactions on Computers ER   
A rearrangeable network is an interconnection network which can achieve all possible permutations of its inputs' connections to its outputs. One class of rearrangeable networks, which have been studied are Clos threestage networks. Earlier procedures to route such networks rapidly require an excessive amount of hardware, either in the network itself or in the device required to compute the routing. A class of rearrangeable threestage networks which is both compact and which can be routed quickly is introduced, along with a routing scheme. Switches are added to the network so as to reduce the interdependence between the switch settings, allowing faster routing while only moderately increasing network complexity. A network with O(Nlog/sup 1.5/N) hardware and O(log/sup 1.5/N) depth is derived from O(log/sup 2.5/N) switch setup time.
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