We propose novel resource buffering (RB) schemes at two granularity levels for dynamic traffic grooming. Continuous-time system (CTS) simulation shows that the RB schemes achieve better network utilization and significantly reduce the blocking probability.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
(060.4251) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, assignment and routing algorithms
N. Hua, X. Zheng, M. Schlosser, and B. Zhou, "Resource Buffering Schemes for Dynamic Traffic Grooming in Wavelength-Routed WDM Mesh Networks," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OThQ7.
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