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Journal of Optical Communications and Networking

  • Editor: Richard A. Linke
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 12 — Dec. 3, 2004
  • pp: 866–881

Packet loss rate and jitter differentiating quality-of-service schemes for asynchronous optical packet switches

Martin Nord and H. Øverby  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of Optical Networking, Vol. 3, Issue 12, pp. 866-881 (2004)

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Feature Issue on Optical Interconnection Networks (OIN)

We propose access-restriction-based quality-of-service differentiation schemes, suitable for an asynchronous optical packet switch with a contention resolution pool that contains both tunable wavelength converters and fiber delay lines. The schemes aim at obtaining a high degree of packet-loss-rate isolation, for a low increase in overall packet loss rate, at the same time respecting the jitter tolerance of each class of service. Numerical simulations quantify how the performance depends significantly on the jitter tolerance of the traffic in general, and of the highest-priority class of service in particular.

© 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: August 1, 2004
Published: November 8, 2004

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Optical Interconnection Networks (2004) Journal of Optical Networking

Martin Nord and H. Øverby, "Packet loss rate and jitter differentiating quality-of-service schemes for asynchronous optical packet switches," J. Opt. Netw. 3, 866-881 (2004)

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