We develop a novel network protection scheme that guarantees a minimum grade of service upon a link failure by utilizing backup capacity sharing between demands. Our scheme achieves up to 83% reductions in protection resources.
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(060.4251) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, assignment and routing algorithms
(060.4256) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, network optimization
(060.4257) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, network survivability
G. Kuperman, E. Modiano, and A. Narula-Tam, "Partial Protection in Networks with Backup Capacity Sharing," in National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper NW3K.4.
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