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Impact of the mean nodal degree on optical networks
Author(s): Claunir Pavan; Rui M. Morais; Abel R. Correia; Armando N. Pinto
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Paper Abstract

We present the cost impact of establishing new links in mesh optical networks. The analysis is based on an analytical study for quickly calculate the transmission and bandwidth management systems costs. Results show that each network has a mean nodal degree that minimizes the total cost.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 August 2008
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 7099, Photonics North 2008, 709910 (12 August 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.804698
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Claunir Pavan, Univ. of Aveiro (Portugal)
Institute of Telecommunications (Portugal)
Rui M. Morais, Institute of Telecommunications (Portugal)
Abel R. Correia, Univ. of Aveiro (Portugal)
Armando N. Pinto, Univ. of Aveiro (Portugal)
Institute of Telecommunications (Portugal)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7099:
Photonics North 2008
Réal Vallée; Michel Piché; Peter Mascher; Pavel Cheben; Daniel Côté; Sophie LaRochelle; Henry P. Schriemer; Jacques Albert; Tsuneyuki Ozaki, Editor(s)

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