By Topic

Fixed point model for adaptive token passing bus protocol

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $31
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Harrison, P.O. ; Dept. of Comput., Imperial Coll., London, UK ; Naraghi, F.

The performance of an adaptive token passing bus protocol is analysed by modelling the behaviour of each node as an M/GI/1 queue and deriving a set of fixed point equations. The technique is shown to be applicable to the analysis of a number of variants of the token passing bus protocol which arise in communication networks and computer integrated manufacturing systems. The validity of the independence assumption underlying this approach is investigated by first examining the autocorrelation function of the simulated time series of token passing cycles. This indicates that cycles are not highly correlated except at high traffic loads. Mean message transmission times predicted by the models are compared with the corresponding results of simulation experiments and the performance of the adaptive protocol is compared quantitatively with that of the standard protocol.

Published in:

Computers and Digital Techniques, IEE Proceedings E  (Volume:139 ,  Issue: 1 )