A Novel Signaling Protocol for Fast Lightpath Setup in GMPLS/WDM 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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Saradhi, Chava Vijaya (Create-Net, Italy)
Saradhi, Chava Vijaya; Kumar, Gollu Suresh; Gurusamy, Mohan (National University of Singapore)
Kumar, Gollu Suresh; Zhou, Luying (Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore)

We propose an efficient signaling protocol for GMPLS/WDM optical networks based on backward reservation protocol. The simulation results show that the proposed protocol reduces setup time, number of reservation conflicts, and the blocking probability.