We introduce a heuristic for the routing and scheduling problem in variable bandwidth advance reservation. The proposed heuristic minimizes latency for each request and reduces request blocking significantly compared to traditional circuit switching approaches.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
(060.4253) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, circuit-switched
A. N. Patel, M. M. Hasan, Y. Zhu, and J. P. Jue, "Routing and Scheduling for Variable Bandwidth Advance Reservation in Elastic Applications," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OThO7.
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