Title

Optimal embedding of honeycomb networks into hypercubes

Document Type

Article

Abstract

We present an optimal embedding of a honeycomb network (honeycomb mesh and honeycomb torus) of size n into a hypercube with expansion ratio of when n is a power of two. When n is not a power of two, the expansion is , which we conjecture to be near optimal. For a honeycomb mesh, the dilation of the embedding is 1. For a honeycomb torus, the dilation can be as large as 2⌈log n⌉+3, because of the extra links connecting symmetric opposite nodes of degree two. A honeycomb network, built recursively using hexagon tessellation, is a multiprocessor interconnection network, and also a Cayley graph, and it is better than the planar mesh with the same number of nodes in terms of degree, diameter, number of links, and bisection width.

Keywords

Computer architecture; Computer networks; Hypercube networks (Computer networks); Parallel computers

Disciplines

Computer and Systems Architecture | Computer Engineering | Digital Circuits | Hardware Systems

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