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Title: Delay time computation for an active star topology local area network
Authors: JANSSENS, Gerrit
Issue Date: 1994
Publisher: Elsevier Science B. V.
Citation: Microprocessing and microprogramming, 40(4). p. 241-248
Abstract: Fiber optic local area networks are nowadays widely available for data transport. Different topologies have been proposed, such as a bus, a ring or a star. A star topology, called Hubnet, has been developed at the University of Toronto. It uses a medium access protocol in which collisions are avoided, i.e. the throughput is an increasing function of the offered load. A model is developed in which the delay is investigated as a function of the throughput. The model is compared with a regenerative stochastic analysis and is validated by means of a simulation model and real-life measurements.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/6200
DOI: 10.1016/0165-6074(94)90132-5
Type: Journal Contribution
Appears in Collections: Research publications

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