Introduction of Confidence Levels for Transparent Network Planning

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Morea, A.; Zami, T.; Leplingard, F. (Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs France, Route de Villejust, 91620 Nozay, France)

Confidence level on connection feasibilities is used to obtain Q-estimate margins when parameter uncertainties are considered. Adding such margins to the Q-estimate instead of fixed margins gives 22% fewer regenerators at same 97.5% confidence level.