WDM Optical Networks

WDM Optical Networks : Concepts, Design, and Algorithms

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This book brings out all the important topics of WDM networks with a greater emphasis on wavelength-routed WDM optical networks as the other optical networks such as linear lightwave networks and broadcast-and-select networks are diminishing and becoming obsolete.
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  • Hardback | 448 pages
  • 185.4 x 239.3 x 27.9mm | 825.55g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130606375
  • 9780130606372

Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter begins with an Introduction and concludes with Problems.)


1. WDM Technology and Issues in WDM Optical Networks.

Optical Networks. Wavelength Division Multiplexing. WDM Optical Networking Evolution. Enabling Technologies for WDM Optical Networks. WDM Optical Network Architectures. Issues in Wavelength Routed Networks. Next-Generation Optical Internet Networks. Book Overview.

2. Wavelength Routing Algorithms.

Classification of RWA Algorithms. RWA Algorithms. Fairness and Admission Control. Distributed Control Protocols. Permutation Routing and Wavelength Requirements. Summary.

3. Wavelength-Convertible Networks.

Need for Wavelength Converters. Wavelength-Convertible Switch Architectures. Routing in Convertible Networks. Performance Evaluation of Convertible Networks. Networks with Sparse Wavelength Conversion. Converter Placement Problem. Converter Allocation Problem. Summary.

4. Wavelength Rerouting Algorithms.

Benefits of Wavelength Rerouting. Issues in Wavelength Rerouting. Lightpath Migration. Rerouting Schemes. Algorithm AG. Algorithm MWPG. Rerouting in WDM Networks with Sparse Wavelength Conversion. Rerouting in Multifiber Networks. Rerouting in Multifiber Unidirectional Ring Networks. Summary.

5. Virtual Topology Design.

Virtual Topology Design Problem. Virtual Topology Design Subproblems. Virtual Topology Problem Formulation. Virtual Topology Design Heuristics. Regular Virtual Topology Design. Predetermined Virtual Topology and Lightpath Routes. Predetermined Virtual Topology. Design of Multifiber Networks. Summary.

6. Virtual Topology Reconfiguration.

Need for Virtual Topology Reconfiguration. Reconfiguration Due to Traffic Changes. Reconfiguration for Fault Restoration. Summary.

7. Network Survivability and Provisioning.

Failures and Recovery. Restoration Schemes. Multiplexing Techniques. Provisioning Restorable Multifiber Networks. Provisioning Restorable Single-Fiber Networks. Backup Multiplexing-Based Routing. Primary-Backup Multiplexing-Based Routing. Distributed Control Protocols. Survivability in WDM Ring Networks. Summary.

8. Optical Multicast Routing.

Multicast Routing Problem. Node Architectures. Multicast Tree Generation. Source-Based Tree Generation. Steiner-Based Tree Generation. Virtual Source-Based Trees. Summary.

9. Next-Generation Optical Internet Networks.

Optical Circuit Switching. Optical Burst Switching. Optical Packet Switching. MPLS in WDM Networks. Summary.




BATM Technology.

CSONET Technology.

DMPLS Framework.


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About Mohan Gurusamy

C. SIVA RAM MURTHY is Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India. He holds a Ph.D. Degree from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, and is co-author of Parallel Computers: Architecture and Programming, New Parallel Algorithms for Direct Solution of Linear Equations, and Resource Management in Real-Time Systems and Networks.

MOHAN GURUSAMY, Teaching Fellow in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore, holds a Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. His research interests include optical networks, mobile networks, and parallel/distributed computing.
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