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Chapter 3 The Cambridge Ring

  • R. Banerjee
  • W. D. Shepherd
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 184)

Abstract

This paper introduces the Cambridge Ring, a “Slotted ring” communications system with a raw data rate of 10 Megabits/sec, and outlines how it is used to provide a Distributed Computing System in the Computer Laboratory at the University of Cambridge. The Ring architecture and protocols are described in detail and form the major part of the paper.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Banerjee
    • 1
  • W. D. Shepherd
    • 2
  1. 1.Computer LaboratoryUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
  2. 2.Department of ComputingUniversity of LancasterBailrigg, LancasterUK

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