statistical multiplexer


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statistical multiplexer

[stə′tis·tə·kəl ′məl·tə‚plek·sər]
(electronics)
A device which combines several low-speed communications channels into a single high-speed channel, and which can manage more communications traffic than a standard multiplexer by analyzing traffic and choosing different transmission patterns.
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Also, a growing number of statistical multiplexers now perform polling operations and integrate such features as switching, alternate routing and contention for host ports.
Luckily, it's possible to evaluate the critical areas of efficiency, reliability, flexibility and manageability with well-chosen questions, without having to understand the details of statistical multiplexer technology.
Another significant use of the Omnimux 160 eight-channel statistical multiplexer is to drive 2.
We solved this problem by using a combination of statistical multiplexers (Tellabas 330 Dataplexers) and 331 Xplexers.
25 interface, replacing or augmenting the 205 Unibus-Interface statistical multiplexers and increasing all trunk link rates of 19.
The overall project was complicated, however, and involved much more than just getting the statistical multiplexers.
Across the same digital line using statistical multiplexers, compression, and DSUs we could place about twenty-four terminals on a single 56,400-bps line, all running at 9600 bps.
On the network at the time were DSU/CSUs, time division multiplexers and statistical multiplexers.
Stephane Guerillot, communications manager at AFP, says, "We were previously running a multiplexed network with Motorola Codex 674X series statistical multiplexers.
In the network, 674X Series statistical multiplexers facilitate consolidation of IBM and DEC transmissions with multiple protocols.
We investigated several options to address this problem including data compression and statistical multiplexers, but these required significant investment in additional equipment while providing a limited set of benefits.

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