On the design of high throughput adaptive multicast communication.

Al-Dubai, Ahmed and Romdhani, Imed (2007) On the design of high throughput adaptive multicast communication. In: Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing (ISPDC-2007). IEEE Computer Society Press, Hagenberg, Austria, pp. 37-38. ISBN 0-7695-2936-4

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The efficient and high throughput multicast communication in interconnection networks is known as a fundamental but hard problem. In the literature, most of the related works handle multicast communication within limited operating conditions and low throughput. Recently, a new multicast scheme, known as Qualified Groups QG, was proposed in [2] and has shown promising performance characteristics. However, this scheme has been examined only, so far, under deterministic routing and symmetric networks. In order to examine the QG in more realistic and different scenarios, this paper makes two major contributions. Firstly, the QG is generalised here to handling multicast communication in symmetric, asymmetric and different network sizes. Secondly, unlike most existing multicast algorithms the present study proposes a new adaptive multicast algorithm that maintains good performance levels for various system sizes. Our experiments show that the QG exhibits significant improvement in both throughput and multicast latency.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 0-7695-2936-4
Uncontrolled Keywords: multicast communication; interconnection networks; Qualified Groups; adaptaive algorithms;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 600 Technology > 620 Engineering > 621 Electronic & mechanical engineering > 621.3 Electrical & electronic engineering > 621.38 Electronics & Communications engineering > 621.382 Communications engineering > 621.3821 Communications networks
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Item ID: 3417
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2010 15:45
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2013 15:47

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