System Maintenance:
There may be intermittent impact on performance while updates are in progress. We apologize for the inconvenience.
By Topic

Partitioning message patterns for bundled omega networks

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 $13
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)
Bernhard, P.J. ; Harris Space Syst. Corp., Rockledge, FL, USA ; Rosenkrantz, D.J.

Considers a strategy for dealing with communication conflicts in omega networks. Specifically, the authors consider the problem of partitioning a set of conflicting messages into a minimum number of subsets, called rounds, each free of communication conflicts. In addition to standard omega networks, they consider this problem for a more general class of networks called bundled omega networks, where interconnection links in the network are replaced by bundles of wires. Although the partitioning problem has previously been considered in the literature, its computational complexity has remained open. The authors show that for a number of cases, the problem is NP-complete, but for certain special cases, it is solvable in polynomial time. In addition, they present a class of distributed, on-line heuristics for the problem. Finally, they give a lower bound of Ω(log N) on the performance ratio for one of these heuristics

Published in:

Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:5 ,  Issue: 4 )