Parallel Simulation of a High Speed LAN

Document type: Conference Papers
Peer reviewed: Yes
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Author(s): Robert Rönngren, Hassan Rajaei, Adrian Popescu, Yuri Ismailov, Rassul Ayani
Title: Parallel Simulation of a High Speed LAN
Conference name: The IEEE/ACM/SCS 8th Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Year: 1994
Pagination: 132-8
ISBN: 1 56555 027 7
Publisher: IEEE, Los Alamitos, CA, USA
City: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Organization: Blekinge Institute of Technology
Department: Dept. of Telecommunications and Mathematics (Institutionen för telekommunikation och matematik)
Dept. of Telecommunications and Mathematics S-37179 Karlskrona
+46 455 38 50 00
Authors e-mail: apo@bth.se
Language: English
Abstract: In this paper we discuss modeling and simulation of a multigigabit/s LAN. We use parallel simulation techniques to reduce the simulation time. Optimistic and conservative parallel simulators have been used. Our results on a shared memory multiprocessor indicate that the conservative method is superior to the optimistic one for the specific application. Further, the parallel simulator based on the conservative scheme shows a linear speedup for large networks.
Subject: Computer Science\Distributed Computing
Computer Science\Networks and Communications
Keywords: Discrete events simulation, parallel simulation, LAN
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