A new routing and wavelength assignment (RWA) algorithm for all-optical networks is introduced. A genetic algorithm, minimizing the network’s link congestion, is combined with tabu search. Optimal solutions are found for nearly all test cases.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.1155) Fiber optics and optical communications : All-optical networks
(060.4251) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, assignment and routing algorithms
D. O'Brien, B. Châtelain, F. Gagnon, C. Tremblay, M. P. Bélanger, and É. Bernier, "A Dual Metaheuristic Solution to the Min-RWA Problem," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JThA80.
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