Diamond: Nesting the Data Center Network With Wireless Rings in 3-D Space

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Diamond : Nesting the Data Center Network With Wireless Rings in 3-D Space. / Cui, Yong; Xiao, Shihan; Wang, Xin; Yang, Zhenjie; Yan, Shenghui; Zhu, Chao; Li, Xiang Yang; Ge, Ning.

In: IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 26, No. 1, 2018, p. 145-160.

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Cui, Yong ; Xiao, Shihan ; Wang, Xin ; Yang, Zhenjie ; Yan, Shenghui ; Zhu, Chao ; Li, Xiang Yang ; Ge, Ning. / Diamond : Nesting the Data Center Network With Wireless Rings in 3-D Space. In: IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking. 2018 ; Vol. 26, No. 1. pp. 145-160.

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