Performance Assessment of Signaling Protocols with One-Way Reservation Schemes for Optical Burst Switching Networks

  • Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues
  • Mário Marques Freire
  • Pascal Lorenz
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-25969-5_75

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3079)
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Rodrigues J.J.P.C., Freire M.M., Lorenz P. (2004) Performance Assessment of Signaling Protocols with One-Way Reservation Schemes for Optical Burst Switching Networks. In: Mammeri Z., Lorenz P. (eds) High Speed Networks and Multimedia Communications. HSNMC 2004. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 3079. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

Abstract

This paper presents a performance assessment of signaling protocols with one-way reservation schemes, which are the most used signaling protocols in optical burst switching networks. The analysis is focused on the following topologies: rings, chordal rings, mesh-torus, NSFNET, ARPANET and the European Optical Network. It is shown that these protocols lead to a similar network performance and, therefore, the simplest protocols should be considered for implementation in practical systems. It is also shown that for 16 nodes and 64 data channels, the nodal degree gain due to the increase of nodal degree from two (ring) to three (chordal ring with smallest diameter) is about three orders of magnitude in the last hop of both topologies for any of these protocols. Mesh networks with a number of nodes ranging from 10 to 30 nodes have also been analyzed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues
    • 1
  • Mário Marques Freire
    • 1
  • Pascal Lorenz
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of InformaticsUniversity of Beira InteriorCovilhãPortugal
  2. 2.IUTUniversity of Haute AlsaceColmarFrance

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