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ABSTRACT
Even light-speed fiber-optic networks experience delays that can prove costly for time-sensitive transactions. To determine how to mitigate latency, MIT researchers investigated how network delays affect performance.
INDEX TERMS
networks, MIT, fiber optics
CITATION
Linda Dailey Paulson, "Some Users Find the Speed of Light Too Slow for Their Networks", Computer, vol. 44, no. , pp. 18-21, April 2011, doi:10.1109/MC.2011.119
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