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Clock Algorithms

Interested in the clock algorithms used by NTP?

Please check out Computer Network Time Synchronization, The Network Time Protocol on Earth and in Space (2nd edition), by David L. Mills.

In particular, the following references should be most valuable. If you find (links to) on-line versions of any of these, please add those links:

  • Percival, D.B. The U.S. Naval Observatory clock times scales. _IEEE Trans. Instrum. Meas. IM-27, 4_(December 1978), 376-385.
  • Jones, R.H., and P.V. Tryon. Estimating time from atomic clocks. J. Res. Natl, Bur. Std. 88, 1 (January-February 1983), 17-24.
  • Tryon, P.V., and R.H. Jones. Estimation of parameters in models for cesium beam atomic clocks. J. Res. Natl. Bur. Std. 88, 1 (January-February 1983),.
  • Weiss, M.A., D.W. Allan, and T.K. Peppler. A study of the NBS time scale algorithm, IEEE Trans. Instrum. Meas. 38, 2 (April 1989), 631-635.
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