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Computer Science and Information Engineering, World Congress on (2009)
Los Angeles, California USA
Mar. 31, 2009 to Apr. 2, 2009
ISBN: 978-0-7695-3507-4
pp: 288-292
All optical networks together with Wavelength Division Multiplexing technology are capable of offering very high bandwidth for long-haul backbone networks. The problem of global optimization of all-optical backbone networks is not addressed in the literature. In this paper, we present a cut-saturation based simulated annealing algorithm, which is capable of achieving a global optimum network topology for all-optical networks. We evaluate this algorithm for a sample network for a country the size of Australia. The results obtained show that the algorithm reduces the required number of fibers and increases the fiber utilization significantly.
all-optical networks, optimization, simulated annealing
A. Srinivasan, R. Parthiban, "A Heuristic Algorithm for Topological Optimization of All-Optical Networks", Computer Science and Information Engineering, World Congress on, vol. 01, no. , pp. 288-292, 2009, doi:10.1109/CSIE.2009.1020
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