A reliable and fault-tolerant interconnection network
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An interconnection network with multistage redundant paths is introduced for using in high-performance multiprocessor systems. The routing algorithm of the proposed network is simple and dynamically reroutable. The analysis of the fault-tolerance and performance of the network are given. It is shown that the probability of acceptance and the performance-to-cost ratio of the network are better than those of F and Gamma Networks. Another advantages of the proposed network is the smaller amount of interstage links compared with F network.
KeywordsInterconnection Network Single Fault Switching Element Multistage Interconnection Network Crossbar Switch
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