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Principles and Practices of Interconnection Networks

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ISBN-10: 0122007514

ISBN-13: 9780122007514

Edition: 2004

Authors: William James Dally, Brian Patrick

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This book offers a detailed and comprehensive presentation of the basic principles of interconnection network design clearly illustrating them with numerous examples and case studies. It incorporates hardware-level descriptions of concepts.
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Book details

List price: $94.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 3/6/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 550
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

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Introduction to Interconnection Networks
Three Questions About Interconnection Networks
Uses of Interconnection Networks
Network Basics
Organization of this Book
A Simple Interconnection Network
Network Specifications and Constraints
Flow Control
Router Design
Performance Analysis
Topology Basics
Traffic Patterns
Packaging Cost
Case Study: The SGI Origin 2000
Bibliographic Notes
Butterfly Networks
The Structure of Butterfly Networks
Isomorphic Butterflies
Performance and Packaging Cost
Path Diversity and Extra Stages
Case Study: The BBN Butterfly
Bibliographic Notes
Torus Networks
The Structure of Torus Networks
Building Mesh and Torus Networks
Express Cubes
Case Study: The MIT J-Machine
Bibliographic Notes
Non-Blocking Networks
Non-Blocking vs. Non-Interfering Networks
Crossbar Networks
Clos Networks
Benes Networks
Sorting Networks
Case Study: The Velio VC2002 (Zeus) Grooming Switch
Bibliographic Notes
Slicing and Dicing
Concentrators and Distributors
Slicing and Dicing
Slicing Multistage Networks
Case Study: Bit Slicing in the Tiny Tera
Bibliographic Notes
Routing Basics
A Routing Example
Taxonomy of Routing Algorithms
The Routing Relation
Deterministic Routing
Case Study: Dimension-Order Routing in the Cray T3D
Bibliographic Notes
Oblivious Routing
Valiant's Randomized Routing Algorithm
Minimal Oblivious Routing
Load-Balanced Oblivious Routing
Analysis of Oblivious Routing
Case Study: Oblivious Routing in the Avici Terabit Switch Router(TSR)
Bibliographic Notes
Adaptive Routing
Adaptive Routing Basics
Minimal Adaptive Routing
Fully Adaptive Routing
Load-Balanced Adaptive Routing
Search-Based Routing
Case Study: Adaptive Routing in the Thinking Machines CM-510.7 Bibliographic Notes
Routing Mechanics
Table-Based Routing
Algorithmic Routing
Case Study: Oblivious Source Routing in the IBM Vulcan Network
Bibliographic Notes
Flow Control Basics
Resources and Allocation Units
Bufferless Flow Control
Circuit Switching
Bibliographic Notes
Buffered Flow Control
Packet-Buffer Flow Control
Flit-Buffer Flow Control
Buffer Management and Backpressure
Flit-Reservation Flow Control
Bibliographic Notes
Deadlock and Livelock
Deadlock Avoidance
Adaptive Routing
Deadlock Recovery
Case Study: Deadlock Avoidance in the Cray T3E
Bibliographic Notes
Quality of Service
Service Classes and Service Contracts
Burstiness and Network Delays
Implementation of Guaranteed Services
Implementation of Best-Effort Services
Separation of Resources
Case Study: ATM Service Classes
Case Study: Virtual Networks in the Avici TSR
Bibliographic Notes
Router Architecture
Basic Router Architecture