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Congestion-aware burst control algorithm for OBS networks
Author(s): Junho Hwang; Chahee Park; Myungsik Yoo
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Paper Abstract

By taking advantage of statistical multiplexing in the burst level, Optical Burst Switching (OBS) technology enables optical internet to handle huge volume of data in an efficient manner without requiring optical memories in the optical domain. However, when the congestion is built in the optical network core, large amount of data can be lost. In this paper, we propose an efficient burst control algorithm, which operates based on the awareness on future traffic condition. Through the performance analysis, it is verified that the proposed algorithm effectively decreases the burst loss while maintaining high throughput as compared to the burst control algorithm based on current information.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 October 2006
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6353, Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems IV, 63532T (3 October 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.691600
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Junho Hwang, Soongsil Univ. (South Korea)
Chahee Park, Soongsil Univ. (South Korea)
Myungsik Yoo, Soongsil Univ. (South Korea)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6353:
Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems IV
Chang Soo Park; Shizhong Xie; Curtis R. Menyuk; Ken-ichi Kitayama, Editor(s)

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