Distributed Computing

, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 1–6 | Cite as

Bounds on evacuation time for deflection routing

  • B. Hajek
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Summary

Upper bounds are given on the timeT needed to evacuatek packets from a synchronous packet network using deflection routing, whereby all packets that arrive at a node during one time slot leave the node during the next slot. For example,T≤n+2(k−1) for a binaryn-cube network when priority is given to packets closer to their destination, and for a single destination networkT is less than or equal to the network diameter plusk−1 times the network deflection index. Deflection routing for one pass through an omega network is also considered.

Key words

Adattive routing Hot potato routing Deflection routing Misrouting Hypercube network 

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© Springer-Verlag 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Hajek
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUrbanaUSA
  2. 2.Coordinated Science LaboratoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUrbanaUSA

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