Distributed Asynchronous Optimal Routing in Data Networks

John N. Tsitsiklis, Dimitri P. Bertsekas

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Abstract

In this paper we study the performance of a class of distributed optimal routing algorithms of the gradient projection type under weaker and more realistic assumptions than those considered thus far. In particular, we show convergence to an optimal routing without assuming synchronization of computation at all nodes and measurement of link lengths at all links, while taking into account the possibility of link flow transients caused by routing updates. This demonstrates the robustness of these algorithms in a realistic distributed operating environment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)325-332
Number of pages8
JournalIEEE Transactions on Automatic Control
Volume31
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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