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Design of hierarchical optical path networks that utilize wavelength conversion and evaluation of the allowable cost bound
Author(s): Zhi-shu Shen; Hiroshi Hasegawa; Ken-ichi Sato
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Paper Abstract

We propose a hierarchical optical path network design algorithm that considers wavelength conversion. Numerical experiments prove that, by employing wavelength conversion, hierarchical optical path networks will be more cost effective than single-layer optical path networks over a wide range of traffic demand, which is not possible without using wavelength conversion.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 December 2011
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8310, Network Architectures, Management, and Applications IX, 831007 (15 December 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.904111
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Zhi-shu Shen, Nagoya Univ. (Japan)
Hiroshi Hasegawa, Nagoya Univ. (Japan)
Ken-ichi Sato, Nagoya Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8310:
Network Architectures, Management, and Applications IX

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