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T.K. Woo, S.Y.W. Su, T.Y. Feng, "PCBN: A HighPerformance Partitionable Circular Bus Network for Distributed Systems," IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, vol. 4, no. 12, pp. 12981307, December, 1993.  
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@article{ 10.1109/71.250112, author = {T.K. Woo and S.Y.W. Su and T.Y. Feng}, title = {PCBN: A HighPerformance Partitionable Circular Bus Network for Distributed Systems}, journal ={IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems}, volume = {4}, number = {12}, issn = {10459219}, year = {1993}, pages = {12981307}, doi = {http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/71.250112}, publisher = {IEEE Computer Society}, address = {Los Alamitos, CA, USA}, }  
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TY  JOUR JO  IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems TI  PCBN: A HighPerformance Partitionable Circular Bus Network for Distributed Systems IS  12 SN  10459219 SP1298 EP1307 EPD  12981307 A1  T.K. Woo, A1  S.Y.W. Su, A1  T.Y. Feng, PY  1993 KW  Index Termshighperformance partitionable circular bus network; distributed systems; distributednetwork; graph traversal algorithm; maximal independent sets; synchronization; idlingproblem; nonconflicting requests; distributed processing; graph colouring; synchronisation VL  4 JA  IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems ER   
The authors present a dynamically partitionable circular bus network (PCBN) and efficient algorithms for maximizing its utilization. In their approach, a distributed network is transformed into a graph, in which a vertex represents a communication request and an edge denotes the conflict between a pair of communication requests. A graph traversal algorithm is applied to the graph to identify some maximal independent sets of vertices. The communication requests corresponding to the vertices of a maximum independent set call proceed in parallel. By computing the expected size of the maximal independent sets of a graph, the improvement ratio of the network can be obtained. The network control and synchronization techniques of PCBN are described in detail. The idling problem in the execution of nonconflicting requests is also discussed.
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