Chapter 4. Hardware interconnection technology

  • Kenneth J. Thurber
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 105)


A number of important ideas were discussed in this chapter: the concepts of point-to-point versus multi-point communication, topology, and path allocation. Important properties of specific systems were presented for comparison to each other.


System Concept Packet Switch Carrier Sense Multiple Access Virtual Circuit Slot Aloha 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenneth J. Thurber
    • 1
  1. 1.Sperry UnivacUSA

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