A Unified Architecture for Cross Layer Design in the Future Optical Internet
Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria
Proceedings: ECOC 2009
Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Baldine, I. (Renaissance Computing Institute, UNC-CH, Chapel Hill, NC USA)
Dutta, R.; Rouskas, G. (Computer Science Department, NCSU, Raleigh, NC USA)
We present a novel architecture, which naturally enables cross-layer interactions through the construction of application-specific protocol stacks out of small reusable services which expose explicit controls to cross-layer tuning policies. Together with a concept we term ’Software Defined Optics’ (SDO) this architecture can enable the future optical internet.