Wuhan University Journal of Natural Sciences

, Volume 10, Issue 5, pp 873–876 | Cite as

A routing algorithm in WDM mesh networks with grooming capacities

  • Wang Qiang-minEmail author
  • Rong Meng-tian
  • Zhu Hong-wen


Most of the work in traffic grooming has been in the area of providing efficient network designs in Wavelength division multiplexing (WDM). The objective of these traffic rooming algorithms is to reduce the cost of overall networks. In this paper, a routing algorithm based on transiently chaotic neural network is proposed to solve the problem in WDM logical topology. The objectives of the routing algorithm are accomodating all traffic requirements and using less network resource. The simulation shows that the proposed algorithm is efficient in the routing selection, meanwhile the algorithm can use less network resource.

Key words

wavelength division multiplexing optical communication network traffic grooming routing 

CLC number

TP 929.11 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Information Security EngineeringShanghai Jiaotong UniversityShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Modern Communication InstituteShanghai Jiaotong UniversityShanghaiChina

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