The Third Workshop on Future Trends of Distributed Computing Systems (1992)

Taipei, Taiwan

April 14, 1992 to April 16, 1992

ISBN: 0-8186-2755-7

pp: 332-338

L. Sintonen , Software Syst. Lab., Tampere Univ. of Technol., Finland

ABSTRACT

An approximate delay analysis of a slotted ring medium access protocol is represented. The operation is based on a continuous stream of slots circulating around the ring. The delay model is represented. Assuming that a slot is reserved with a preassumed probability, an expression for the z-transform of the number waiting in the queue is derived by using the embedded technique. From this the expression for the average access delay is obtained. The approximation of the probability is then found and the average delay can be solved. The incoming traffic is assumed to be Poisson. Numerical results are discussed.<>

INDEX TERMS

delays, performance evaluation, protocols

CITATION

L. Sintonen, "Delay analysis of a slotted ring medium access protocol,"

*The Third Workshop on Future Trends of Distributed Computing Systems(FTDCS)*, Taipei, Taiwan, , pp. 332-338.

doi:10.1109/FTDCS.1992.217476

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