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A multicasting extension to OIF UNI standard
Author(s): Xuan Luo; Qingji Zeng; Hao He; Yaohui Jin; Weiqiang Sun
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a multicasting extension to OIF User Network Interface (UNI) standard, which allows dynamically setup/teardown/graft/prune a transport network multicasting tree. Transport network multicasting tree means a point-to-multipoint connection that originates from an ingress Transport Network Element (TNE) port and end at multiple egress TNE ports across the transport network for transporting user services. A global multicasting tree ID is defined to identify the transport network multicasting tree. Without addition of any new abstract messages, we just add some new attributes to existing UNI abstract messages to implement the signaling actions needed to support optical multicasting. Experimental results show the performance of our proposal under different strategy.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 February 2005
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5626, Network Architectures, Management, and Applications II, (8 February 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.575120
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Xuan Luo, Shanghai Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Qingji Zeng, Shanghai Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Hao He, Shanghai Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Yaohui Jin, Shanghai Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Weiqiang Sun, Shanghai Jiaotong Univ. (China)


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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