Performance evaluation of wavelength assignment methods for WDM networks

Akio Koyama*, Leonard Barolli, Yasutaka Okada, Noriyuki Kamibayashi, Norio Shiratori

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    In most of the research on the wavelength allocation in Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) networks, the connection setting delay time is not considered. However, the entire bandwidth increases because of an increase in the transmission capacity of one wavelength. Therefore, the connection setting delay time should be considered because the data transmission time is shortened relatively. In this paper, we propose a new connection settingmethod, considering connection setting delay. The performance evaluation via simulations shows that the proposed method gives a better performance than the conventional forward and Backward Reservation (BR) methods.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)16-27
    Number of pages12
    JournalInternational Journal of Applied Systemic Studies
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2009 Feb


    • High-speed networks
    • Wavelength assignment
    • WDM networks

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Control and Systems Engineering
    • Information Systems and Management
    • Computer Science Applications


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