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Fault-tolerant routing scheme for all-optical networks
Author(s): Subir Bandyopadhyay; Abhijit Sengupta; Arunita Jaekel
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Paper Abstract

Fault-tolerant routing for WDM routed all-optical networks has not been studied in details in the literature except for single fault occurrence in a simple topology, like a ring. Conventional routing schemes, being static in nature, are difficult to be modified to handle faults as fault occurrences need dynamic rerouting. In this paper, we present a fault-tolerant routing scheme for WDM routed all- optical networks. This paper considers modifications to a dynamic routing scheme to handle rerouting in case of fault occurrence. The performance degradations of the network because of fault occurrence are then studied in terms of blocking probability and set-up time through simulations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 October 1998
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3531, All-Optical Networking: Architecture, Control, and Management Issues, (7 October 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.327081
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Subir Bandyopadhyay, Univ. of Windsor (Canada)
Abhijit Sengupta, Univ. of South Carolina (United States)
Arunita Jaekel, Univ. of Windsor (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3531:
All-Optical Networking: Architecture, Control, and Management Issues
John M. Senior; Chunming Qiao, Editor(s)

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