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Author Kleinrock, Leonard ♦ Opderbeck, Holger ♦ Naylor, William E.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Measurement ♦ Computer communication networks ♦ Packet switching ♦ Performance evaluation and efficiency ♦ Resource sharing ♦ Interprocess communication ♦ Arpanet
Abstract The form, extent, and effect of the communication line overhead in the ARPANET are considered. The source of this overhead is separated into various levels of protocol hierarchy and the characteristics of each level are summarized. Then the line efficiency for various models of system use is studied. Some measurements of line efficiency for the ARPANET are presented and by extrapolation these measurements are used to anticipate overhead in a heavily loaded network. Similar results are derived for a recently proposed network protocol and compared with those for the current system.
Description Affiliation: Univ. of California, Los Angeles (Kleinrock, Leonard; Naylor, William E.) || Telnet Communications Corp., Washington, DC (Opderbeck, Holger)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 19
Issue Number 1
Page Count 11
Starting Page 3
Ending Page 13


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Source: ACM Digital Library