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De Bruijn topologies for self-routing all-optical networks
Author(s): Marco Ajmone Marsan; Andrea G. Bianco; Emilio Leonardi; Fabio Neri
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Paper Abstract

Regular meshed topologies are very attractive for the implementation of large all-optical self- routing communication networks (or interconnection systems) that provide end-to-end transparent channels to all source-destination pairs in the optical domain, and can operate with either packet or circuit switching in a WDM environment. In this paper we study a regular meshed topology obtained with the superposition of several identical de Bruijn graphs, and compare its characteristics with those of other proposed regular meshes, considering their relative merits in terms of the maximum and average distance between source and destination, the degree of connectivity for each node, and the minimum number of wavelengths in the WDM comb necessary to discriminate all source-destination pairs.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1993
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 2024, Multigigabit Fiber Communication Systems, (1 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.161316
Show Author Affiliations
Marco Ajmone Marsan, Politecnico di Torino (Italy)
Andrea G. Bianco, Politecnico di Torino (Italy)
Emilio Leonardi, Politecnico di Torino (Italy)
Fabio Neri, Politecnico di Torino (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2024:
Multigigabit Fiber Communication Systems
Leonid G. Kazovsky; Karen Liu, Editor(s)

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