Network Survivability: End-to-End Recovery Using Local Failure Information

  • José L. MarzoEmail author
  • Thomas StidsenEmail author
  • Sarah RueppEmail author
  • Eusebi CalleEmail author
  • Janos TapolcaiEmail author
  • Juan SegoviaEmail author
Part of the Texts in Theoretical Computer Science. An EATCS Series book series (TTCS)


This chapter presents an advanced shared protection approach called Failure Dependent Path Protection (FDPP). Under this approach, several protection paths can be assigned to connections in the context of a shared protection framework. After formalizing the survivable online routing problem, two possible implementations are compared, one based on heuristics and the other on ILP. Building upon the concepts of routing already exposed, the chapter then presents two case studies. The first one employs Shortcut Span Protection to examine how different protection strategies affect resource provisioning, while the second is a thorough analysis of the performance of path protection in terms of connection availability, both for dedicated and shared path protection in heterogeneous network topologies.

Key words

network survivability protection restoration failure dependent protection multi-commodity connectivity shortcut span protection connection availability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Informatics and ApplicationsUniversity of GironaGironaSpain
  2. 2.Informatics and Mathematical ModelingDanish Technical University, Richard Petersens PladsLyngbyDenmark
  3. 3.Networks Competence Area, DTU Fotonik, Technical University of DenmarkLyngbyDenmark
  4. 4.Department of Telecommunications and Media InformaticsBudapest University of Technology and EconomicsBudapestHungary

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