Traditionally, _____ methods of switching have been important.
We can divide today's networks into ____ broad categories.
Packet-switched networks can also be divided into ______subcategories: virtual-circuit networks and datagram networks
A ________ network is made of a set of switches connected by physical links, in which each link is divided into n channels.
Circuit switching takes place at the ________ layer.
In _______, the resources need to be reserved during the setup phase; the resources remain dedicated for the entire duration of data transfer phase until the teardown phase.
In _________, there is no resource allocation for a packet.
In _________, resources are allocated on demand.
In __________, each packet is treated independently of all others.
In _______ there are no setup or teardown phases.
A _________ network is a cross between a circuit-switched network and a datagram network. It has some characteristics of both.
We can say that a packet switch has _______ types of components.
The simplest type of switching fabric is the ______ switch.
A ________ switch is a multistage switch with microswitches at each stage that route the packets based on the output port represented as a binary string.
In a banyan switch, for 8 inputs and 8 outputs, we have _____ stages.
In a banyan switch, for 8 inputs and 8 outputs, we have _____ microswitches at each stage.
A ________ switch combines space-division and time-division technologies to take advantage of the best of both.
The most popular technology in time-division switching is called the _________.
Based on the Clos criteria, if N = 200, then n must be equal to or greater than ____.
Based on the Clos criteria, if N = 200, then k must be equal to or greater than ____.
Based on the Clos criteria, if N = 200, then the minimum number of crosspoints is greater than or equal to _______.
In a one-stage space division switch, if N = 200, the number of crosspoints is ______.
In a three-stage space division switch, if N = 200, the number of crosspoints is ______.
less than 40,000
A ________ switch combines crossbar switches in several (normally three) stages
In _______ switching, the paths in the circuit are separated from one another spatially.
A switched WAN is normally implemented as a _______ network.
In a ________ network, two types of addressing are involved: global and local.
The network layer in the Internet is designed as a __________ network.
A switch in a datagram network uses a routing table that is based on the ______ address.
The _______ address in the header of a packet in a datagram network normally remains the same during the entire journey of the packet.