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New models and algorithms for future networks

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3 Author(s)
Cidon, I. ; Sun Microsyst. Lab. Inc., Mountain View, CA, USA ; Gopal, I. ; Kutten, S.

In future networks, transmission and switching capacity will dominate processing capacity. The authors investigate the way in which distributed algorithms should be changed in order to operate efficiently in this new environment. They introduce a class of new models for distributed algorithms which make explicit the difference between switching and processing. Based on these new models they define new message and time complexity measures which, they believe, capture the costs in many high-speed networks more accurately then traditional measures. In order to explore the consequences of the new models, they examine three problems in distributed computation. For the problem of maintaining network topology they devise a broadcast algorithm which takes O(n) messages and O(log n) time for a single broadcast in the new measure. For the problem of leader election they present a simple algorithm that uses O(n) messages and O(n) time. The third problem, distributed computation of a “globally sensitive” function, demonstrates some important features and tradeoffs in the new models and emphasizes and differences with the traditional network model. The results of the present paper influenced later research, as well as the design of IBM Networking Broadband Services (NBBS)

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Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:41 ,  Issue: 3 )

Date of Publication:

May 1995

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