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A distributed algorithm to reconfigure a double-loop token-ring local area network following topological changes is presented. Each node, upon detection of a broken link, attempts to use another link, and when this is not possible it connects its input and output lines to form a loopback. The nodes communicate only with their neighbors and base their actions on the messages they receive and on
distributed reconfiguration algorithm; neighbour-to-neighbour communications; fault tolerance; double-loop token ring local area network; topological changes; broken link; local observations; distributed processing; fault tolerant computing; local area networks.

R. Rom and N. Shacham, "A Reconfiguration Algorithm for a Double-Loop Token Ring Local Area Network," in IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 37, no. , pp. 182-189, 1988.
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