We propose a hybrid centralized/distributed approach to restoration in networks with “intelligent” cross-connects. This approach achieves low restoration capacity and fast restoration speed, while requiring few control plane changes.
© 2003 Optical Society of America
(000.4930) General : Other topics of general interest
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
F. Yu, D. Wang, R. K. Sinha, G. Li, B. Doverspike, and C. Kalmanek, "Hybrid Centralized/Distributed Approach to Optical Network Restoration," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper FQ5.
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