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A simulation model for a loop architecture distributed computer system

  • S. Baragli
  • S. Valvo
Implementation And Simulation Techniques
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 65)

Abstract

Moving from a practical problem, the preliminary definition of a loop network, a simulation model has been built and will be described in this paper. For its characteristics of flexibility, modularity and programmability, this model has been used also as a tool for documenting the evolving project and as a design aid.

At the end, some of the results obtained are presented in graphical form: the loop utilization and performance at different transmission speeds, and the system's response time versus load variations.

Keywords

Transmission Speed High Abstraction Level Loop Network Transmission Queue Office Automation 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Baragli
    • 1
  • S. Valvo
    • 1
  1. 1.Ing. C. Olivetti e C. Progetto Centrale SistemiIvrea (TO)

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