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Journal of Optical Communications and Networking

  • Editor: Richard A. Linke
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2004
  • pp: 810–825

Design alternatives for optical-packet-interconnection network architectures [Invited]

Chrisoula Papazoglou, Georgios Papadimitriou, and Andreas Pomportsis  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of Optical Networking, Vol. 3, Issue 11, pp. 810-825 (2004)

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Feature Issue on Optical Interconnection Networks (OIN)

In the design of an optical-packet-switching network, several policy decisions must be made and network parameters must be dimensioned. These decisions determine the network operation and performance. We present an overview of the design alternatives for optical-packet-interconnection network architectures. The issues that are discussed include contention resolution schemes, header processing, and quality-of-service support. The design of metropolitan-area packet-switched networks is also presented in a separate section.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications

ToC Category:
Optical Interconnection Networks

Original Manuscript: August 2, 2004
Revised Manuscript: July 31, 2004
Published: October 21, 2004

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Optical Interconnection Networks (2004) Journal of Optical Networking

Chrisoula Papazoglou, Georgios Papadimitriou, and Andreas Pomportsis, "Design alternatives for optical-packet-interconnection network architectures [Invited]," J. Opt. Netw. 3, 810-825 (2004)

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