Issue No. 05 - September/October (2002 vol. 22)
<p>Network processor systems on chips meet the speed and flexibility requirements of next-generation internet routers. The octagon on-chip communication architecture, with its cost, performance, and scalability advantages, supports these network processor SOCs.</p>
F. Karim, A. Nguyen and S. Dey, "An Interconnect Architecture for Networking Systems on Chips," in IEEE Micro, vol. 22, no. , pp. 36-45, 2002.