Issue No. 04 - April (2011 vol. 44)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2011.119
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.
networks, MIT, fiber optics
L. D. Paulson, "Some Users Find the Speed of Light Too Slow for Their Networks," in Computer, vol. 44, no. , pp. 18-21, 2011.