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dBCube: a new class of hierarchical multiprocessor interconnection networks with area efficient layout

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2 Author(s)
Chienhua Chen ; Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Tatung Inst. of Technol., Taipei ; Agrawal, D.P.

Introduces a class of hierarchical networks that is suitable for implementation of large multi-computers in VLSI with wafer scale integration (VLSI/WSI) technology. These networks, which are termed dBCube, employ the hypercube topology as a basic cluster, connect many of these clusters using a de Bruijn graph, and maintain the node connectivity to be the same for all nodes product graph. The size of this class of regular networks can be easily extended by increments of a cluster size. Local communication, to be satisfied by the hypercube topology, allows easy embedding of existing parallel algorithms, while the de Bruijn graph, which was chosen for JPL's 8096-node multiprocessor, provides the shortest distance between clusters running different parts of an application. A scheme for obtaining WSI layout is introduced and used to estimate the number of tracks needed and the required area of the wafer. The exact number of tracks in the hypercube and an approximation for the de Bruijn graph are also obtained. Tradeoffs of area versus static parameters and the size of the hypercube versus that of the de Bruijn graph are also discussed

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Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:4 ,  Issue: 12 )

Date of Publication:

Dec 1993

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