Accession Number : ADA186669

Title :   Transient Electromagnetic Scattering from Heterogeneous Lossy Spheres.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jul-30 Sep 86,

Corporate Author : IOWA STATE UNIV AMES

Personal Author(s) : Corones, Jim

PDF Url : ADA186669

Report Date : 15 Jan 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 2

Abstract : Eleven papers were published documentary work performed under this grant, and 14 lectures were presented. Several mathematical results were obtained concerning the performance of protocols for packet switching, local area networks, and satellite communications. In particular, results concerning the stability of the exponential backoff protocol were obtained.

Descriptors :   *COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS, *ELECTROMAGNETIC SCATTERING, *SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS, *SWITCHING, ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION, HETEROGENEITY, LOSSES, SPHERES, TRANSIENT RADIATION EFFECTS

Subject Categories : Command, Control and Communications Systems
      Radiofrequency Wave Propagation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE