Optical Networks with terabits per second bandwith have received significant interest from both researchers and practitioners. This book captures a collection of research and survey papers presenting the most recent developments in this exciting area. Contributions are from active researchers and cover a wide range of topics, including static and dynamic wavelength assignment algorithms, optimized wavelength converter allocation, traffic scheduling for QoS support, connection management, multicast routing, terabit packet switch architectures, multifiber networks, and multistage interconnection networks. The articles summarize the existing techniques, current developments and future directions as well as propose novel solutions to some important problems. Audience: The book is an ideal reference for researchers, engineers and students interested in optical networks to learn about current research activity and guide their own research.
Series: Network Theory and Applications
Number Of Pages: 347
Published: December 2009
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5 x 2.06
Weight (kg): 1.5