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.
Foreword. On Dynamic Wavelength Assignment in WDM Optical Networks; M. Alanyali. Wavelength Assignment Algorithms for WDM Ring Architectures; G. Ellinas, K. Bala. Dynamic Traffic Scheduling for QoS Support in WDM/TDM Networks with Arbitrary Tuning Latencies; N.-F. Huang, et al. Optimal Placement of Wavelength Converters in WDM Networks for Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems; X. Jia, et al. Lightpath Establishment in Wavelength-Routed WDM Optical Networks; J.P. Jue. Multifiber WDM Networks; L. Li, A.K. Somani. Recent Developments in Optical Multistage Networks; Y. Pan, et al. Connection Management for Wavelength-Routed Optical WDM Networks; B. Ramamurthy, et al. Multicast Routing in WDM Optical Networks; N. Sreenath, et al. Architecture and Analysis of Terabit Packet Switches Using Optoelectronic Technologies; T.-S. Wang, S. Dixit. Allocation of Wavelength Converters in All-Optical Networks; G. Xiao, Y.-W. Leung.
Series: Network Theory and Applications
Number Of Pages: 347
Published: December 2009
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5
Weight (kg): 1.5