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    • A feedback-based hybrid OBS/OCS architecture with fast-over-slow capability 

      Khodashenas, Pooria Saiyad; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Spadaro, Salvatore; Comellas Colomé, Jaume; Junyent Giralt, Gabriel (2011)
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      Dynamic bandwidth allocation in response to the bandwidth requirements of new emerging applications is an essential demand for future optical networks. Hybrid switching architectures combining the benefits of different ...
    • A GMPLS/OBS network architecture enabling QoS-aware end-to-end burst transport 

      Pedroso, Pedro; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Spadaro, Salvatore; Careglio, Davide; Solé Pareta, Josep; Klinkowski, Miroslaw (2010-07-01)
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      This paper introduces a Generalized Multi-Protocol Label Switching (GMPLS)-enabled Optical Burst Switched (OBS) network architecture featuring end-to-end QoS-aware burst transport services. This is achieved by setting up ...
    • A hybrid load-balancing and energy-aware RWA algorithm for telecommunication networks 

      Ricciardi, Sergio; Sembroiz Ausejo, David; Palmieri, Francesco; Santos Boada, Germán; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Careglio, Davide (2015-06-25)
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      In the last years, the power consumption of telecommunication networks has attracted the attention of both researchers and field experts in order to contain the associated energy bills and reduce their ecological impact. ...
    • A novel SDN enabled hybrid optical packet/circuit switched data centre network: the LIGHTNESS approach 

      Peng, Shuping; Simeonidou, Dimitra; Zervas, George; Spadaro, Salvatore; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Agraz Bujan, Fernando; Careglio, Davide; Becerra Fontal, Yolanda; Farreras Esclusa, Montserrat (2014)
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      Current over-provisioned and multi-tier data centre networks (DCN) deploy rigid control and management platforms, which are not able to accommodate the ever-growing workload driven by the increasing demand of ...
    • A quantitative evaluation of reordering in OBS networks and its impact on TCP performance 

      Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Gunreben, Sebastian; Spadaro, Salvatore (IEEE, 2008)
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      This paper presents a layered framework to measure the reordering introduced by contention resolution strategies in OBS networks. In particular, characterization is based on the reordering metrics proposed by the IETF IPPM ...
    • ALLIANCE Project: Architecting a knowledge-defined 5G-enabled network infrastructure 

      Careglio, Davide; Spadaro, Salvatore; Cabellos Aparicio, Alberto; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Barlet Ros, Pere; Gené Bernaus, Joan M.; Paillissé Vilanova, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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      Leaving the current 4th generation of mobile communications behind, 5G will represent a disruptive paradigm shift integrating access networks, ultra-high capacity access/metro/core optical networks and intra-datacentre ...
    • An analytical model for GMPLS control plane resilience quantification 

      Ruiz, M; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Spadaro, Salvatore; Comellas Colomé, Jaume (2009-12)
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      This paper concentrates on the resilience of the Generalized Multi-Protocol Label Switching (GMPLS) enabled control plane. To this end, the problem of control plane resilience in GMPLS-controlled networks is firstly stated ...
    • An experimental GMPLS-controlled network test-bed enabling sub-wavelength connection provisioning 

      Agraz Bujan, Fernando; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Spadaro, Salvatore; Junyent Giralt, Gabriel; Comellas Colomé, Jaume (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2009-06-28)
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      The efficient accommodation of sub-wavelength client flows on optical channels is a current challenge for resources use optimization in GMPLS controlled optical networks. While optical channels capacity usually exceeds 10 ...
    • Analysis of performance degradation in sleep-mode enabled core optical networks [invited] 

      Pagès Cruz, Albert; Tornatore, Massimo; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Spadaro, Salvatore; Morea, Annalisa (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015-03-01)
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      Energy efficiency is an important target for the management of wavelength-division-multiplexing-based core optical networks. A possible power management strategy for energy-efficient optical networks consists in putting ...
    • Analysis of traffic engineering information dissemination strategies in PCE-based multi-domain optical networks 

      Spadaro, Salvatore; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Hernández Sola, Guillem; Moreno, A.; Agraz Bujan, Fernando; Comellas Colomé, Jaume; Junyent Giralt, Gabriel (IEEE Computer Society Publications, 2010)
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      This paper presents and compares different TE information dissemination strategies between Path Computation Elements (PCEs) in multi-domain optical networks. In such network context, recent studies have found that ...
    • Applying cognitive dynamic learning strategies for margins reduction in operational optical networks 

      Notivol Calleja, Luis David; Spadaro, Salvatore; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Junyent Giralt, Gabriel (2020-09-01)
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      Today's optical transport networks are complex already and the support of the new arising services will further increase such complexity. Traditional deterministic network procedures will need to be revisited, especially ...
    • Assessment of Flex-Grid/MCF optical networks with ROADM limited core switching capability 

      Rumipamba Zambrano, Rubén Darío; Moreno-Muro, F. J.; Pavón-Marino, Pablo; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Spadaro, Salvatore; Solé Pareta, Josep (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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      The majority of the research studies on Flex-Grid over multi-core fiber (Flex-Grid/MCF) networks are built on the assumption of fully non-blocking ROADMs (FNB-ROADMs), able to switch any portion of the spectrum from any ...
    • Assessment of Flex-grid/SDM backbone networks under inter-core XT-limited transmission reach 

      Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Gené 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 ...
    • Benefits of programmable topological routing policies in RINA-enabled large-scale datacenters 

      Leon Gaixas, Sergio; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Grasa, Eduard; Lopez, Diego; Aranda Gutiérrez, Pedro Andrés; Careglio, Davide (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      With the proliferation of cloud computing and the expected requirements of future Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G network scenarios, more efficient and scalable Data Centers (DCs) will be required, offering very large pools ...
    • Brown-field gradual migration planning toward spectrally-spatially flexible optical networks 

      Lechowicz, Piotr; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Spadaro, Salvatore; Walkowiak, Krzysztof (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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      In this paper, we motivate a brown-field migrationplanning as a cost-efficient procedure to scale the capacity ofshort-term realizable elastic optical networks (EONs), graduallyconverting them into ...
    • Burst contention avoidance schemes in hybrid GMPLS-enabled OBS/OCS optical networks 

      Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Spadaro, Salvatore; Comellas Colomé, Jaume; Junyent Giralt, Gabriel (IEEE Computer Society Publications, 2009-02)
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      Hybrid optical network architectures, combining benefits of optical circuit and burst switching technologies, become a natural evolution to improve overall network performance while reducing related costs. This paper ...
    • Capacity quantification of joint-switching-enabled flex- grid/SDM optical backbone networks 

      Rumipamba Zambrano, Rubén Darío; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Gené Bernaus, Joan M.; Spadaro, Salvatore (Optical Society of American (OSA), 2017)
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      We quantify the network capacity scaling from 7 to 30 spatial channels. While multifiber provides a 5x capacity increase, MCF limits it to 4x and 2x in national and continental backbone networks, respectively.
    • Cognitive science applied to reduce network operation margins 

      Notivol Calleja, Luis David; Spadaro, Salvatore; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Junyent Giralt, Gabriel (2017-06-08)
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      In an increasingly competitive market environment with smaller product offer differentiation, a continuous maximization of efficiency, while guarantying the quality of the provided services, remains a main objective for ...
    • Correlation between traffic granularity and defragmentation periodicity in elastic optical networks 

      Sayyad Kodashenas, Pouria; Comellas Colomé, Jaume; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Spadaro, Salvatore (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015-07-01)
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      While elastic optical network technologies have emerged as promising solutions for future ultra-high-speed optical transmission, the unavoidable spectral fragmentation problem that appears in such networks significantly ...
    • Cost-effective spatial super-channel allocation in Flex-Grid/MCF optical core networks 

      Rumipamba Zambrano, Rubén Darío; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Gené Bernaus, Joan M.; Spadaro, Salvatore (2018-01-01)
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      Space Division Multiplexing (SDM) is a key technology to cope with the bandwidth limitations of single mode fibers. Multi-Core Fibers (MCFs) are considered as a promising candidate technology to implement SDM, due to their ...