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Traffic protection in agile all-photonic networks
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Paper Abstract

In this work we examine various survivability schemes for an agile all-photonic backbone network (AAPN). The AAPN architecture has been proposed by the telecommunication industry as a possible candidate for the ultra high speed Next Generation Optical Network (NGON) architecture, and implements an adaptive optical core and edge routers or switches in a star formation. In this paper we study the issue of network survivability in AAPN architecture. We examine different choices for edge-switch traffic restoration, including 1+1 path protection, cycle-based approaches and protection trees, and their pros and cons. We have also analyzed and compared the performance of the proposed schemes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 February 2005
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5626, Network Architectures, Management, and Applications II, (8 February 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.572059
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Shahram Shah-Heydari, Univ. of Ottawa (Canada)
Oliver W.W. Yang, Univ. of Ottawa (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5626:
Network Architectures, Management, and Applications II
S. J. Ben Yoo; Gee-Kung Chang; Guangcheng Li; Kwok-wai Cheung, Editor(s)

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