We outline a network design technique that exploits differences in the failure rate and impact of network elements to produce a more efficient design. We demonstrate its efficacy on a Tier-1 backbone network.
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(060.4254) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, combinatorial network design
(060.4257) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, network survivability
(060.4261) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, protection and restoration
K. N. Oikonomou, R. K. Sinha, and R. Doverspike, "A network design technique for selective restoration," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2011, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper OWAA5.
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