FIRM: high-speed distributed scheduling for ATM switches with multiple input queues

D. N. Serpanos, P. I. Antoniadis

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A new distributed scheduling algorithm for advanced input queueing switch architectures called FIRM is introduced. FIRM provides improved performance characteristics at high load compared to the most efficient alternative, improved fairness, and tighter service guarantees.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1915-1916
Number of pages2
JournalElectronics Letters
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 28 Oct 1999


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  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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