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Novel efficient wavelength assignment algorithm for bidirectional WDM rings
Author(s): Nina L. Taranenko; Martin C. Nuss; Anthony L. Lentine
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Paper Abstract

Ring networks are the architecture of choice for WDM (Wavelength Division Multiplexing) telecommunication networks because of their inherent survivability, scalability, and large capacity. We describe a novel and efficient algorithm that allows a substantial reduction of the number of wavelengths required for full interconnection of bidirectional WDM ring, yet has much simpler wavelength assignment than the precisely optimal algorithm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 July 1999
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 3749, 18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics, (19 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.354774
Show Author Affiliations
Nina L. Taranenko, Lucent Technologies/Bell Labs. (United States)
Martin C. Nuss, Lucent Technologies/Bell Labs. (United States)
Anthony L. Lentine, Lucent Technologies/Bell Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3749:
18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics
Alexander J. Glass; Joseph W. Goodman; Milton Chang; Arthur H. Guenther; Toshimitsu Asakura, Editor(s)

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