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  • Three years of an intensive programme: experiences, observations and learning points 

    Myrup Pedersen, Jens; Gutiérrez López, José Manuel; Kirikova, Marite; Zabludowski, Lukasz; Comellas Colomé, Jaume (Aalborg University Press, 2015)
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    This paper summarizes valuable experiences and learning points from three years of the Erasmus funded Intensive Programme on “Implementing Europe’s Future Broadband Infrastructure”. The programme consisted of a course held ...
  • Assessment of Flex-grid/SDM backbone networks under inter-core XT-limited transmission reach 

    Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Gene Bernaus, Joan M.; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Pagès Cruz, Albert; Spadaro, Salvatore (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    In the present paper, we estimate the transmission reach of the optical signals through several state-of-the-art multi-core fibers reported in the literature considering ASE noise and inter-core crosstalk. Using these ...
  • First demonstration of multi-vendor and multi-domain EON with S-BVT and control interoperability over Pan-European testbed 

    González de Dios, Oscar; Casellas Regi, Ramón; Paolucci, Francesco; Gifre Renom, Lluís; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    The operation of multi-domain and multi-vendor EONscan be achieved by interoperable Sliceable Bandwidth Variable Transponders, a GMPLS/ BGP-LS -based control plane and a planning tool. This paper reports the first full ...
  • Dynamic customer virtual network reconfiguration with QoS constraints and bandwidth guarantees 

    Asensio Carmona, Adrian; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Contreras, Luis Miguel; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Junyent Giralt, Gabriel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    An algorithm for Customer Virtual Network (CVN) reconfiguration with QoS constraints and bandwidth guarantees is presented. An MPLS virtual network supporting CVNs is pre-planned or dynamically reconfigured. Exhaustive ...
  • Modulation format-aware re-optimization in flexgrid optical networks: concept and experimental assessment 

    Gifre Renom, Lluís; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Casellas Regi, Ramón; Vilalta, Ricard (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    A modulation format-aware algorithm to re-optimize resource utilization after a link repair is proposed. The proposed workflow implemented on an ABNO architecture and protocol extensions for SBVT and modulation format ...
  • Impact of filter sharpness on the performance of elastic optical networks 

    Sayyad Kodashenas, Pouria; Rivas Moscoso, José Manuel; Klonidis, Dimitrios; Tomkos, Ioannis; Behnam Shariati, Mohammad; Comellas Colomé, Jaume (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    Elastic optical network (EON) technology arises as a promising solution for future high-speed optical transport networks, inasmuch as it can provide superior flexibility and scalability in the spectrum allocation for ...
  • Survey of Faster-Than-Nyquist for Flexible Passive Optical Networks 

    Altabas, Jose Antonio; Arribas, Paula; Izquierdo, David; Sotelo, Félix; Lerín de la Santísima Trinidad, Adolfo; Fàbrega, Josep Maria; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Garces, Ignacio; Junyent Giralt, Gabriel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    The constant growing in traffic demands has driven to look for new methods with which to reduce the occupied bandwidth and efficient use of the optical spectrum. Despite non-orthogonal signalling lead to intersymbolic ...
  • SDN-enabled programmable optical packet/circuit switched intra data centre network 

    Guo, Bingli; Peng, Shuping; Jackson, Chris; Agraz Bujan, Fernando; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Spadaro, Salvatore; Nejabati, Reza (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    We demonstrated an SDN-enabled optical DCN leveraging AoD, OPS, FPGA-based ToR with extended OpenDayLight controller and extended OF protocol. Experimental results show application-aware OCS/OPS connection provisioning ...
  • 1.3 µm SDN-enabled optical packet switch architecture for high performance and programmable data center network 

    Miao, Wang; Agraz Bujan, Fernando; De Waardt, Huug D.; Spadaro, Salvatore; Sebastian Dorren, Harm Joseph; Calabretta, Nicola (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    We demonstrate a 1.3 µm port-count scalable SDN-enabled optical packet switch architecture for programmable data-center networks. Experimental assessments of a 40Gb/s 4×4 switch system with SDN-control show <10-5 packet-loss ...
  • iONE: an environment for experimentally assessing in-operation network planning algorithms 

    Gifre Renom, Lluís; Navarro, Nacho; Asensio Garcia, Adrian; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    Huge amount of algorithmic research is being done in the field of optical networks, including Routing and Spectrum Allocation (RSA), elastic operations, spectrum defragmentation, and other re-optimization algorithms. ...

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