Deadlock-Free Message Routing in Multiprocessor Interconnection Networks

@article{Dally1987DeadlockFreeMR,
  title={Deadlock-Free Message Routing in Multiprocessor Interconnection Networks},
  author={W. Dally and C. Seitz},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Computers},
  year={1987},
  volume={C-36},
  pages={547-553}
}
  • W. Dally, C. Seitz
  • Published 1987
  • Computer Science
  • IEEE Transactions on Computers
  • A deadlock-free routing algorithm can be generated for arbitrary interconnection networks using the concept of virtual channels. A necessary and sufficient condition for deadlock-free routing is the absence of cycles in a channel dependency graph. Given an arbitrary network and a routing function, the cycles of the channel dependency graph can be removed by splitting physical channels into groups of virtual channels. This method is used to develop deadlock-free routing algorithms for k-ary n… CONTINUE READING
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