Department of Computer Science, University of Crete, Greece

CS-534: Packet Switch Architecture

Spring 2009
Manolis Katevenis
  • Bibliography.
  • Course Description [PDF]    -    log of lecture dates and topics.

    Lecture Notes, Transparencies, Exercises:

    This Year:

    Chapter 1: Basic Concepts and Queueing Architectures
    Chapter 2: Link and Memory Architectures and Technology
    Chapter 3: Time Switching, Multi-Queue Memories, Shared Buffers, Output Queueing Family
    Chapter 4: Input Queueing (Time-Space Switching) and Combination Architectures
    Chapter 5: Switching Fabrics, Inverse Multiplexing
    Chapter 6: Flow Control in Buffered Switching Fabrics

    Previous Years (Spring 2008 and older):

    ACACES 2007 (Third International Summer School on Advanced Computer Architecture and Compilation for Embedded Systems) Slides for the course on "Queue and Flow Control Architectures for Interconnection Switches", by Manolis Katevenis, in PDF:
    1. [Slides] [Handouts] Flow and Congestion Control in Switching Fabrics

    Chapter 7: Output Scheduling for Quality-of-Service (QoS) Guarantees
    Other Topics: Please refer to the bibliography pointed below (2003 and older)

    Previous Years:

  • Spring 2008; Spring 2007; Spring 2006.
  • Spring 2005 (last year with slides in HTML - GIF - JPEG format); Sp. 2004; Sp. 2003; Fall 2001; Sp. 2000 and older.
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