Measured performance of an Ethernet local network

  title={Measured performance of an Ethernet local network},
  author={John F. Shoch and Jon A. Hupp},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
The Ethernet communications network is a broadcast, multiaccess system for local computer networking, using the techniques of carrier sense and collision detection. [] Key Result Under extremely heavy load—artificially generated—the system shows stable behavior, and channel utilization approaches 98 percent, as predicted.

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