Master of Science (MS)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Number of Pages
A working model of the message exchange system is designed and developed for the AS/400 systems, a type of mid-range computer developed by IBM, thus enabling the Message Routing between the AS/400 Token Ring Network and the Internet. The routing system accommodates the in-built messaging function in the midrange computer, hence providing a common familiar interface to the user. The message system typically includes a router and an intermediate host system connected to a computer which provides the access to the Internet (technically referred as Internet Gateway). The router becomes the bridging unit between the Internet and the midrange host. The router uses two different protocols to communicate with the midrange host and the Internet. However the message exchanges are never affected by these differences in the protocol, since they are accomplished at a higher level of communication.
Internet; Message; Networks; Ring; Routing; Token
Electrical engineering; Computer science
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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Kannan, Amuthan, "Message routing between the As/400 token ring network and the Internet" (1996). UNLV Retrospective Theses & Dissertations. 3281.