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Journal of Optical Communications and Networking

  • Editor: Keren Bergman
  • Vol. 7, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2008
  • pp: 294–309

Combined study on survivability and performance in optical packet switched networks

Harald Øverby  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of Optical Networking, Vol. 7, Issue 4, pp. 294-309 (2008)

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Survivability and performance constitute crucial quality of service (QoS) issues in future optical packet switched (OPS) networks. I take an integrated view on survivability and performance in OPS networks by presenting the extended shared packet redundancy scheme (ESPRS). The ESPRS combines shared packet redundancy with 1+1 path protection functionality. I focus on the performance of the ESPRS in different failure situations and show how the packet loss rate is influenced by the number of node- and link-disjoint paths between a node pair, the loss probability on the paths, number of failures, the relative amount of redundancy, and the size of the packet set. An analytical model of the ESPRS is provided.

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

ToC Category:
Reliability Issues in Optical Networks

Original Manuscript: October 22, 2007
Revised Manuscript: January 16, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: February 3, 2008
Published: March 20, 2008

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Reliability Issues in Optical Networks (2008) Journal of Optical Networking

Harald Øverby, "Combined study on survivability and performance in optical packet switched networks," J. Opt. Netw. 7, 294-309 (2008)

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