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Automatic neighbor discovery protocol for optical networks
Author(s): Caixia Chi; Yaohui Jin; Fang Liu; Juntao Ma; Ludi Zheng
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Paper Abstract

ANDP (Automatic Neighbor Discovery Protocol) provides an automatic discovery and monitoring of the channel connections between two neighboring OXCs. Based on each channel's status and attributes, OXC can automatically discover its local topology and resource information. ANDP can also be used to detect the failed channels, which do not carry any service traffic. ANDP performs its function by the hardware interrupts from the physical layer, such as DOS. A test access module that is capable of cross-connecting any type of optical signals is necessary for ANDP.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 October 2001
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4584, Optical Network Design and Management, (17 October 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.445157
Show Author Affiliations
Caixia Chi, Bell Labs. Research China (China)
Yaohui Jin, Bell Labs. Research China (China)
Fang Liu, Bell Labs. Research China (China)
Juntao Ma, Bell Labs. Research China (China)
Ludi Zheng, Bell Labs. Research China (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4584:
Optical Network Design and Management
Xiaomin Ren; Tomonori Aoyama, Editor(s)

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