Mobility

Traffic Grooming in Bidirectional WDM Ring Networks

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Executive Summary

The authors study the minimization of ADMs (Add-Drop Multiplexers) in optical WDM bidirectional rings considering symmetric shortest path routing and all-to-all unitary requests. They precisely formulate the problem in terms of graph decompositions, and state a general lower bound for all the values of the grooming factor C and N, the size of the ring. They first study exhaustively the cases C = 1, C = 2, and C = 3, providing improved lower bounds, optimal constructions for several infinite families, as well as asymptotically optimal constructions and approximations.

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