Replacing the Ethernet access mechanism with the real-time access mechanism of Twentenet

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    Abstract

    The way in which a Local Area Network access mechanism (Medium Access Control protocol) designed for a specific type of physical service can be used on top of another type of physical service is discussed using a particular example. In the example, an Ethernet physical layer is used to provide service to the Twentenet real-time access mechanism. Relevant Ethernet and Twentenet concepts are explained, the approach taken is introduced, and problems encountered, along with the actual synthesis of both networks, are described.
    Original languageUndefined
    Pages (from-to)251-258
    JournalComputer communications
    Volume12
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1989

    Keywords

    • physical layer
    • Medium Access Control
    • Ethernet
    • IR-70408
    • Twentenet
    • access mechanism
    • Local Area Networks

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