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Optimal and Suboptimal Processor Allocation for Hypercycle-based Multiprocessors
February 1995 (vol. 6 no. 2)
pp. 175-185

Abstract—Allocating nodes in a concurrent computer system depends on the topology of the system. In this work, we present a number of processor allocation strategies for Hypercycle based concurrent systems. Hypercycles is a class of multidimensional interconnection networks which includes such widely used networks as the binary $n$-cubes, $k$-ary $n$-cubes, generalized hypercubes etc. The allocation strategies presented include a statically optimal first-fit allocation, a suboptimal-first fit, and strategies with extended search space through the inclusion of additional search lists formed by permuting the base through which a hypercycle is defined. For all these strategies, we examine their optimality and present simulation results characterizing their performance relative to each other.

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Citation:
Nikitas J. Dimopoulos, Vassilios V. Dimakopoulos, "Optimal and Suboptimal Processor Allocation for Hypercycle-based Multiprocessors," IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 175-185, Feb. 1995, doi:10.1109/71.342130
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