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Burst assembly and scheduling mechanism for optical burst switching networks
Author(s): Guiling Wu; Xin Wang Li; Junfeng Chen; Jianping Chen
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Paper Abstract

Optical burst switching (OBS) is a promising solution for realizing IP over WDM since it combines the advantages of optical circuit switching and optical packet switching (OPS) while overcoming their shortages. In this paper, the mechanisms to implement burst assembly and scheduling in an OBS edge router are discussed. The performance of the output traffic from the edge router, e.g. traffic shape and delay, is analyzed with simulation results. The results show that the traffic shape and the delay are affected by maximum delay specified by different classes of services, the maximum length of the burst, the burstiness of the traffic, and the mechanisms of burst assembly and scheduling. By properly designing, the traffic shape can be improvement while the delay keeping in the bounds.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 September 2002
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4910, Optical Networking II, (9 September 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.482454
Show Author Affiliations
Guiling Wu, Shanghai Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Xin Wang Li, Shanghai Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Junfeng Chen, Shanghai Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Jianping Chen, Shanghai Jiaotong Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4910:
Optical Networking II
Shizhong Xie; Chunming Qiao; Yun Chur Chung, Editor(s)

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