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Survivable design and analysis of WDM mesh networks

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Survivable design and analysis of WDM mesh networks

Huo, Wei (2005) Survivable design and analysis of WDM mesh networks. Masters thesis, Concordia University.

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In this thesis, we are particularly interested in studying the impact of network element failure(s) on network survivability. Namely, we propose and analyze a series of models and schemes to protect and restore the affected services in the networks, thus achieve a better survivability in optical networks. In additions to an introduction of optical networks and a survey of the related work, this thesis first focuses on the problem of fast recovery in Chapter 3. By using the framework of Offset-Time restoration, a novel model based on time-driven scheduling is proposed. It substantially shortens the restoration time and can be applied in both single-link failure and dual-link failure scenarios. Next, capacity reprovisioning, as a simple and efficient mechanism to protect a network against multiple failures, is investigated and a new reprovisioning scheme is proposed in Chapter 4. Finally, the application of capacity reprovisioning in traffic grooming is considered. Two frameworks, i.e., lightpath level reprovisioning and connection level reprovisioning, are proposed in Chapter 5 to improve the survivability of optical networks with grooming capability.

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science > Electrical and Computer Engineering
Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Authors:Huo, Wei
Pagination:xii, 125 leaves : ill. ; 29 cm.
Institution:Concordia University
Degree Name:M.A. Sc.
Program:Electrical and Computer Engineering
Date:2005
Thesis Supervisor(s):Assi, Chadi
ID Code:8792
Deposited By:Concordia University Libraries
Deposited On:18 Aug 2011 14:35
Last Modified:18 Aug 2011 14:35
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