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Journal of Optical Communications and Networking

  • Editor: Richard A. Linke
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2004
  • pp: 760–768

Performance evaluation of an optically interconnected "scheduling" switch network for Pareto traffic

Kyriakos Vlachos, Emmanuel Varvarigos, and Chris Bintjas  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of Optical Networking, Vol. 3, Issue 11, pp. 760-768 (2004)

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Feature Issue on Optical Interconnection Networks (OIN)

A performance analysis of an optically interconnected packet-scheduling switch network is presented. The scheduling switch uses a branch of feed-forward delays for each input port, interconnected with elementary optical switches to resolve contention. The scheduling switch is guaranteed to be lossless under a certain smoothness property condition. We investigate the packet-loss performance of the switch when the smoothness property condition does not hold, as well as the packet delay impairments at the edge of a scheduling switch interconnected network when this property is enforced.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications

ToC Category:
Optical Interconnection Networks

Original Manuscript: August 11, 2004
Revised Manuscript: August 11, 2004
Published: October 5, 2004

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Optical Interconnection Networks (2004) Journal of Optical Networking

Kyriakos Vlachos, Emmanuel Varvarigos, and Chris Bintjas, "Performance evaluation of an optically interconnected "scheduling" switch network for Pareto traffic," J. Opt. Netw. 3, 760-768 (2004)

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