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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 26 — Dec. 12, 2011
  • pp: B496–B502

Evolutionary optimization for energy efficient service provisioning in IT and optical network infrastructures

Markos P. Anastasopoulos, Anna Tzanakaki, and Konstantinos Georgakilas  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 26, pp. B496-B502 (2011)

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This paper focuses on energy efficient service provisioning in integrated IT and optical network infrastructures. A novel evolutionary distributed approach is proposed and compared with ILP based centralized approaches and modeling results quantify similar performance.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4251) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, assignment and routing algorithms
(060.4256) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, network optimization

ToC Category:
Backbone and Core Networks

Original Manuscript: September 30, 2011
Revised Manuscript: November 13, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: November 14, 2011
Published: November 28, 2011

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European Conference on Optical Communication 2011 (2011) Optics Express

Markos P. Anastasopoulos, Anna Tzanakaki, and Konstantinos Georgakilas, "Evolutionary optimization for energy efficient service provisioning in IT and optical network infrastructures," Opt. Express 19, B496-B502 (2011)

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