Fiber requirement in multifiber WDM networks with alternate-path routing Li, Ling Somani, Arun
dc.contributor.department Electrical and Computer Engineering 2021-03-05T16:51:58.000 2021-04-30T00:45:24Z 2021-04-30T00:45:24Z Fri Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 1999 1998-01-01 1999
dc.description.abstract <p>An important problem in multifiber WDM networks is to decide how many fibers per link are required to guarantee high network performance. The fiber requirement may depend on many factors, e.g., the network topology, traffic patterns, the number of wavelengths per fiber, and the routing algorithm employed in the network. We study the fiber requirement under dynamic traffic in different topologies with alternate path routing (APR) in this paper. A new analytical model is developed to evaluate the blocking performance of such networks. Our analytical and simulation results show that the number of required fibers per link to provide high network performance is slightly higher in the APR than the fixed-path routing (FPR). However, a small number of fibers per link are still sufficient to guarantee high network performance in both the regular mesh-torus networks and the irregular NSFnet with APR. Since multiple fibers have the same effect as limited wavelength conversion, our analytical model is also applicable in networks with limited wavelength conversion.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This is a manuscript of a proceeding published as Li, Ling, and Arun K. Somani. "Fiber requirement in multifiber WDM networks with alternate-path routing." In <em>Proceedings Eight International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks</em>, pp. 338-343. IEEE, 1999. DOI: <a href="" target="_blank">10.1109/ICCCN.1999.805540</a>. Posted with permission.</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Digital Communications and Networking
dc.subject.keywords network topology
dc.subject.keywords telecommunication network routing
dc.subject.keywords wavelength division multiplexing
dc.subject.keywords telecommunication traffic
dc.subject.keywords optical fibre networks
dc.subject.keywords telecommunication congestion control
dc.subject.keywords computer networks
dc.title Fiber requirement in multifiber WDM networks with alternate-path routing
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