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Load balancing method for constraint-based wavelength routing in service-guaranteed optical networks
Author(s): Wenda Ni; Xin Yu; Xiaoping Zheng; Yanhe Li
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Paper Abstract

Constraint-based wavelength routing comes with the cost of higher blocking probability to provide Quality of Service (QoS) guarantee in Service-guaranteed optical networks; thus a load balancing method is presented in this paper to improve the performance of constraint-based wavelength routing. Also the Modified Backward-Forward heuristic (MBFH) is proposed, which can be utilized to select an optimal lightpath with one constraint. Simulation results show that with the application of load balancing method, constraint-based wavelength routing based on the MBFH can achieve better performances in terms of blocking probability and resource utilization ability.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 December 2005
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6022, Network Architectures, Management, and Applications III, 602206 (5 December 2005);
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Wenda Ni, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Xin Yu, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Xiaoping Zheng, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Yanhe Li, Tsinghua Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6022:
Network Architectures, Management, and Applications III
Kwok-wai Cheung; Gee-Kung Chang; Guangcheng Li; Ken-Ichi Sato, Editor(s)

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