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Statistical model for packet aggregation
Author(s): Michael S. Berger; Villy B. Iversen; Henrik Wessing; Lars Dittmann
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Paper Abstract

A statistical model of the aggregation operation in an optical packet based network interface is presented. The operation aggregates client-layer packets into optical slots, and includes a timeout parameter to limit the maximum delay. Aggregation serves the purpose of providing an efficient filling of the large optical slots with smaller packets from the client layer. The model will be utilized to derive an optimal choice of timeout parameter that will lead to an efficient utilization of the optical packets.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 November 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7136, Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems VI, 713648 (11 November 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.804307
Show Author Affiliations
Michael S. Berger, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
Villy B. Iversen, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
Henrik Wessing, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
Lars Dittmann, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7136:
Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems VI
Ken-ichi Kitayama; Pierpaolo C. Ghiggino; Kim Roberts; Yikai Su, Editor(s)

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