Issue No. 12 - December (1979 vol. 28)
B. Speelpenning , Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois
A simple model of a system of processors competing for resources is presented. It permits the derivation of upper bounds for the utilization of the system components that are surprisingly close to those previously obtained from far more complicated analyses or simulations.
shared resources, Interleaved memories, interaction model, performance analysis, resource utilization
J. Nievergelt and B. Speelpenning, "A Simple Model of Processor?Resource Utilization in Networks of Communicating Modules," in IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 28, no. , pp. 927-929, 1979.