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Design and performance analysis of MG-OXC
Author(s): Yu Zhang; Ting Tong; Anshi Xu; Deming Wu
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Paper Abstract

Multi-granularity switching in optical layer has gain significant importance due to the reduction of size and cost of the optical cross-connect. In this paper, we propose a novel structure of MG-OXC, named two-layer MG-OXC, and also give a new graph model for describing the function of the all kinds of MG-OXC. The network states can be represented completely through our auxiliary graph. In such an auxiliary graph, the optical tunnel allocation in multi-granularity switching network is reduced to the min-cost path find problem, and different traffic grooming policies can be archived simultaneously. We compare the performance of the two-layer MG-OXC to the normal three-layer MG-OXC and single-layer MG-OXC by the algorithm we proposed through simulation, and conclude that the novel MG-OXC can get very close performance to threelayer MG-OXC but smaller size of switching matrix. The simulation also proved the algorithms we proposed performs better than traditional RWA algorithms dealing the routing and wavelength sub problems separately.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 December 2005
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 6022, Network Architectures, Management, and Applications III, 60224H (6 December 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.636434
Show Author Affiliations
Yu Zhang, Peking Univ. (China)
Ting Tong, Peking Univ. (China)
Anshi Xu, Peking Univ. (China)
Deming Wu, Peking Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6022:
Network Architectures, Management, and Applications III
Kwok-wai Cheung; Gee-Kung Chang; Guangcheng Li; Ken-Ichi Sato, Editor(s)

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