Presented under the auspices of the DIMACS Special Year on Networks.
NONBLOCKINGNESS. strictly nonblocking, wide-sense nonblocking, rearrangeable.
NETWORK TOPOLOGY. multistage, rings, cubes, grids, star, general connectors, fault-tolerant networks.
COMPONENT. concentrator, superconcentrator, partial concentrator, expander, multiplier, copy network, n-generalizers, optical networks.
ROUTING. point-to-point, permutation, broadcast.
ENVIRONMENT. circuit-switching, packet switching, ATM switching.
OPTIMIZATION. hardware minimization, optimal network design.
A formal proceedings consists of referred papers will be published in DIMACS Series by AMS. A special issue of Network will publish selected papers presented in this workshop. The deadline of submission for including to the proceedings or the special issue of Networks is 7/30/97. The decision on accept/reject will be made before 10/30/97.
Additional information on travel and local accommodations will be provided at a later date. More information on the DIMACS special year on Networks can be obtained from the DIMACS web pages: http://dimacs.rutgers.edu/SpecialYears/1996_1997