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Effects of design constraints on the total wavelength mileage in optical mesh networks with shared line protection
Author(s): Andrea F. Fumagalli; Marco Tacca; Isabella Cerutti; Francesco B. Masetti; Rajesh Jagannathan; Ana Lardies
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Paper Abstract

A fundamental task of the optical layer in modern telecommunication systems consists of providing a fast protection mechanism against possible faults in the network. A particularly attractive protection technique in the optical layer is the so called shared line protection, in which network lines are protected using shared resources. A previous work of the authors formally describes the problem of minimizing the total wavelength mileage, or (lambda) -mileage, necessary in a Wavelength Routing network with arbitrary topology to provide shared line protection. This paper presents an efficient approach to solving the above wavelength mileage problem.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 September 2000
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4233, OptiComm 2000: Optical Networking and Communications, (22 September 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.401832
Show Author Affiliations
Andrea F. Fumagalli, Univ. of Texas at Dallas (United States)
Marco Tacca, Univ. of Texas at Dallas (United States)
Isabella Cerutti, Univ. of Texas at Dallas (United States)
Francesco B. Masetti, Alcatel (France)
Rajesh Jagannathan, Alcatel (United States)
Ana Lardies, Alcatel (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4233:
OptiComm 2000: Optical Networking and Communications
Imrich Chlamtac, Editor(s)

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