End-to-end delays in polling tree networks

P. Beekhuizen, T.J.J. Denteneer, J.A.C. Resing

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We consider a tree network of polling stations operating in discrete-time. Packets arrive from external sources to the network according to batch Bernoulli arrival processes. We assume that all nodes have a service discipline that is HoL-based. The class of HoL-based service disciplines contains for instance the Bernoulli and limited service disciplines, and hence also the classical exhaustive and 1-limited. We obtain an exact expression for the overall mean end-to-end delay, and an approximation for the mean end-to-end delay of packets per source. The study is motivated by Networks on Chips where multiple processors share a single memory.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationValue Tools 2008 (Proceedings Third International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools, Athens, Greece, October 20-24, 2008)
Place of PublicationGent
ISBN (Print)978-963-9799-31-8
Publication statusPublished - 2008


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