Time synchronization for an Ethernet-based real-time token network


Hanssen, Ferdy and Boom, Joost van den and Jansen, Pierre G. and Scholten, Hans (2003) Time synchronization for an Ethernet-based real-time token network. In: 2nd International Workshop on Real-Time LANs in the Internet Age, July 1, 2003, Porto, Portugal (pp. pp. 71-74).

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Abstract:We present a distributed clock synchronization algorithm. It performs clock synchronization on an Ethernet-based real-time token local area network, without the use of an external clock source. It is used to enable the token schedulers in each node to agree upon a common time. Its intended use is in resource-lean systems, where heavyweight protocols like NTP cannot be used. We present a short overview of the working of the protocol, as well as experimental results.
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Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS)
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