MINCOD-MTD: A RWA Algorithm in Semi-Transparent Optical Networks

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Marn, Eva; Sanchez, Sergio; Masip, Xavier; Sol, Josep (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Vilanova i la Geltr, Barcelona, (Spain))
Maier, Guido (CoreCom, Milano (Italy))
Erangoli, Walter; Santoni, Stefano (Pirelli Labs, (Italy))
Quagliotti, Marco (Telecom Italia, Torino (Italy))

This paper proposes a new RWA algorithm that takes into consideration the Maximum Transmission Distance (MTD) parameter to be applied to semi-transparent optical networks, achieving a considerable benefit in terms of blocking probability reduction.