Cross-Layer Simulations of Fast Packet Protection Mechanisms

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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Fidler, F.; Lai, C. P.; Bergman, K. (Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University New York, NY, USA)
Fidler, F.; Winzer, P. J.; Thottan, M. K. (Optical Networks Research, Bell Labs, Holmdel, NJ, USA)

Time-dependent inter-packet and intra-packet BER variations are implemented in the ns-2 network simulator to evaluate fast packet protection based on physical-layer monitoring through pre-FEC BER read-out.