Low-Cost Combining Switch That Implements a Multiprocessor Join
Original Publication Date: 1989-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28
This article describes a low-cost interconnection structure that prioritizes transactions produced by a collection of processors. It can perform the functions of the networks described in ,  but uses a token-ring structure in lieu of a tree structure to achieve low-cost, possibly at a lower level of performance.