A New Survivable Heuristic Algorithm Based on Hamiltonian Cycle Protection in Multi-Domain Optical Networks

This paper proposes a new algorithm, Multi-domain Hamiltonian Cycle Protection (MHCP) to tolerate single-fiber link failure in multi-domain optical networks. In MHCP, the authors develop Local Hamiltonian Cycle (LHC) in each single-domain and Globe Hamiltonian Cycle (GHC) in multi-domains to protect the intra-link and inter-link failures, respectively. Simulation results show that, compared to previous algorithm, MHCP can obtain better resource utilization ratio and lower blocking probability. In WDM optical networks, a wavelength channel has the transmission rate of several gigabits per second, so that the failures may lead to a lot of traffic blocked.

Provided by: International Association of Computer Science & Information Technology (IACSIT) Topic: Networking Date Added: Jan 2012 Format: PDF

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