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Novel Congestion Control Scheme in Next-Generation Optical Networks

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In this paper, to improve the burst loss performance, we actively avoid contentions by proposing a novel congestion control scheme that operates based on the highest (called peak load) of the loads of all links over the path between each pair of ingress and egress nodes in an Optical Burst Switching (OBS) network.

This research was supported by the MIC(Ministry of Information and Communication), Korea, under the ITRC(Information Technology Research Center) support program supervised by the IITA(Institute of Information Technology Assessment).


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Kim, L., Lee, S., Song, J. (2006). Novel Congestion Control Scheme in Next-Generation Optical Networks. In: Alexandrov, V.N., van Albada, G.D., Sloot, P.M.A., Dongarra, J. (eds) Computational Science – ICCS 2006. ICCS 2006. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 3991. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

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