A Nonblocking ATM Switch with Internal Link Partitioning Routing

Supot TIARAWUT  Tadao SAITO  Hitoshi AIDA  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E76-B   No.7   pp.723-725
Publication Date: 1993/07/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (Special Section of Letters Selected from the 1992 IEICE Fall Conference and the 1993 IEICE Spring Conference)
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ATM switch,  wide-sense nonblocking,  routing,  multirate traffic,  

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Summary: 
This letter proposes a new routing strategy and a design of ATM switches. By partitioning internal links into subgroups based on the bandwidth of a connection request, an ATM switching network which is nonblocking in the wide sense at the connection level can be constructed without the need of internal-link speedup.