Title: The connectivity and the static-cost-effective analysis of a shifted completely connected network
Authors: Mohammed N.M. Ali; M.M. Hafizur Rahman; Adamu Abubakar Ibrahim; Dhiren K. Behera; Yasushi Inoguchi
Addresses: Department of Computer Science, KICT, IIUM, Kuala Lumpur 53100, Malaysia ' College of Computer Science and Information Technology (CCSIT), King Faisal University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ' Department of Computer Science, KICT, IIUM, Kuala Lumpur 53100, Malaysia ' Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology, Banarpal-Pallahara Rd, Sarang, Odisha 759146, India ' School of IS, JAIST, Asahidai 1-1, Nomi-Shi, Ishikawa 923-1292, Japan
Abstract: At the current time, finding an alternative computing device with extreme computation power is the main concern of the research community. Therefore, building a computer device able to execute extremely difficult calculations in a short period of time is required. Presently, the massively parallel computer (MPC) systems are considered the highest computing devices, and the existence of these systems is important to execute many operations in many sectors such as engineering and science. These devices are built based on an internal network called interconnection network has a particular design represented by the network topology. The cost of these networks is influenced highly by the price of the processing elements (PEs) and the communication links. Thus, the design of these topologies has a crucial impact on the network cost and performance. In this paper, we have proposed a new design of topology for the MPC systems; this topology has been evaluated statically in previous work, and it showed good results. Therefore, in this paper, we will focus on analysing the cost effectivity of this network to examine if it is a cost-beneficial network before going to the implementation step to assure that the profit of this network deserves the cost.
Keywords: network-on-chip; NoC; interconnection networks; hierarchical interconnection networks; HINs; static network performance; shifted completely connected network; SCCN; massively parallel computer; MPC; systems; conventional interconnection networks.
International Journal of Computational Intelligence Studies, 2019 Vol.8 No.1/2, pp.158 - 175
Received: 06 Mar 2018
Accepted: 25 Sep 2018
Published online: 14 Feb 2019 *