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Network applications of packet-optical layer interworking
Author(s): Jeff Fitchett; Hussein T. Mouftah; Billy Wu; John Gruber
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Paper Abstract

Control architectures have recently been proposed to aid in unifying the packet and optical layers, with a goal of enabling network efficiency and operational simplicity for Internet service providers. Network applications that use the inter-layer information and control interfaces of these architectures are examined and analyzed for their value to different service providers and for their fit within the architectural models.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 August 2001
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4599, OptiComm 2001: Optical Networking and Communications, (9 August 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.436067
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Jeff Fitchett, Nortel Networks (Canada)
Hussein T. Mouftah, Nortel Networks (Canada)
Billy Wu, Nortel Networks (Canada)
John Gruber, Nortel Networks (Canada)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4599:
OptiComm 2001: Optical Networking and Communications

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