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Optimal multicast wavelength assignment algorithm with limited-range wavelength conversion
Author(s): Hao Qin; Shi Zhang; Zeng-ji Liu
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Paper Abstract

This paper addresses optimal multicast wavelength assignment problem in WDM network with limitedrange wavelength conversions (LWC). The optimal object of the problem is to minimize total number of LWCs required. We introduce the distortion constraint, which requires that the number of needed converters along the path from multicast source node to any member cannot be larger than the specified value. We solve the problem exactly by dynamic programming under session blocking policy and destination blocking policy, and present the experimental results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 December 2005
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6021, Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems III, 602141 (8 December 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.635875
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Hao Qin, Xidian Univ. (China)
Shi Zhang, Xidian Univ. (China)
Zeng-ji Liu, Xidian Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6021:
Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems III
Rodney S. Tucker; Dominique Chiaroni; Wanyi Gu; Ken-ichi Kitayama, Editor(s)

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