Introducing Variable Factors for Optical Backbone Interconnection Planning

  • Jose Gutierrez
  • Tahir Riaz
  • Jens Perdersen
  • Beata Marciniak
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 102)

Summary

This paper contributes to the field of physical network interconnection decision support. This type of problems are very complex to solve for two main reasons: The computational complexity is high due to its combinatorial nature and to the calculation of parameters to evaluate the solutions. Usually, these parameters are related to the deployment investment, or performance and reliability. Geographical and statistical factors are used for their calculation and are normally considered as constant regardless of the specific deployment place. The main contribution of this work is to consider these factors as variable, and to evaluate their effect. A case study is presented and vectorized maps and image processing is used in order to provide the proper scenario for the evaluation. The objective can be defined as a simple question: Is the interconnection decision different when these factors are constant or variable?

Keywords

Variable Factor Constant Approxi Deployment Cost Submarine Cable Area Division 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jose Gutierrez
    • 1
  • Tahir Riaz
    • 1
  • Jens Perdersen
    • 1
  • Beata Marciniak
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Electronic Systems, Networking and Security SectionAalborg UniversityDenmark
  2. 2.Institute of TelecommunicationUniversity of Technology and Life ScienceBydgoszczPoland

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