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  • A column generation approach for large-scale RSA-based network planning 

    Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Zotkiewicz, Mateusz; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Comellas Colomé, Jaume (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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    In flexgrid-based optical networks, the problem of finding optimal route and spectrum allocation (RSA) for the demands in a traffic matrix becomes harder to solve than similar problems in fixed DWDM networks, mainly due ...
  • Adapting the virtual network topology to near future traffic 

    Morales Alcaide, Fernando; Festa, Paola; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    The introduction of new services requiring large and dynamic bitrate connectivity can cause changes in the direction of the traffic in metro and even core network segments along the day. This leads to large overprovisioning ...
  • After failure repair optimization in dynamic flexgrid optical networks 

    Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Zotkiewicz, Mateusz; Castro Casales, Alberto; Klinkowski, Miroslaw; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Pioro, Michal (The Optical Society (OSA), 2014)
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    We introduce the problem of reoptimizing the network after a link failure has been repaired as an effective way for reducing capacity usage and improving network performance. Numerical results show gains higher than 42%.
  • A GRASP-based heuristic to design the GMPLS control plane network topology with resilience guarantees 

    Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Junyent Giralt, Gabriel; Comellas Colomé, Jaume (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2008)
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    The control plane topology has traditionally followed that of the data plane and therefore the design of the former, as well as its resilience, has been addressed in the latter's one. Owing to the fact that a clear separation ...
  • A GRASP with path-relinking heuristic for the survivable IP/MPLS-over-WSON multi-layer network optimization problem 

    Pedrola Escribà, Òscar; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Careglio, Davide; González de Dios, Óscar; Comellas Colomé, Jaume (2013-12)
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    In this paper we deal with the survivable internet protocol (IP)/multi-protocol label switching (MPLS)-over-wavelength switched optical network (WSON) multi-layer network optimization problem (SIMNO). This problem entails ...
  • An architecture to support autonomic slice networking 

    Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Gifre, Lluís; Izquierdo Zaragoza, José Luis; Paolucci, Francesco; Vela, Alba P.; Sgambelluri, Andrea; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Cugini, Filippo (2017-09-01)
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    IEEE Network slices combine resource virtualization with the isolation level required by future 5G applications. In addition, the use of monitoring and data analytics help to maintain the required network performance, while ...
  • 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 ...
  • An in-operation planning tool architecture for flexgrid network re-optimization 

    Gifre Renom, Lluís; Castro Casales, Alberto; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Navarro, Nacho; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    In-operation network planning consists in re-optimizing a network, currently being operated to transport traffic, either minimizing resource utilization or maximizing the transported traffic. In the context of flexgrid ...
  • Applying data visualization for failure localization 

    Vela, Alba P.; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    Data visualization is applied to BER measures in a bigdata repository. Bubble charts are produced to identify lightpaths with increasing BER and spectrum color maps are then used to identify the most likely degraded link
  • A traffic intensity model for flexgrid optical network planning under dynamic traffic operation 

    Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Comellas Colomé, Jaume; Junyent Giralt, Gabriel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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    We obtain a model to estimate the highest traffic intensity that a flexgrid-based network can support in dynamic scenarios. A design problem is introduced to illustrate its application. Numerical results validate both ...
  • Autonomic disaggregated multilayer networking 

    Gifré Renom, Lluís; Izquierdo Zaragoza, José Luis; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-05-01)
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    Focused on reducing capital expenditures by opening the data plane to multiple vendors without impacting performance, node disaggregation is attracting the interest of network operators. Although the software-defined ...
  • Autonomic NFV network services on top of disaggregated optical metro networks 

    Esmenats, P. R.; Casellas Regi, Ramon; Gifré Renom, Lluís; Pérez Vela, Alba; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Martínez, Ricardo; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo
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    Control and orchestration of metro network to support dynamic provisioning and reconfiguration of services based on Virtual Network Functions are demonstrated through a CDN example. Interaction among CASTOR MDA, OSM and ...
  • Autonomic transmission through pre-FEC BER degradation prediction based on SOP monitoring 

    Shariati, Mohammad Behnam; Boitier, F.; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Layec, Patricia; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo
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    An Autonomic Transmission Agent based on machine-learning is proposed for excessive bit-error-rate prediction resulting from real-time analysis of state-of-polarization (SOP). The accuracy and speed of the agent enables ...
  • BER degradation detection and failure identification in elastic optical networks 

    Vela, Alba P.; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Fresi, Francesco; Sambo, Nicola; Cugini, Filippo; Meloni, Gianluca; Poti, Luca; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Castoldi, Piero (2017-08-30)
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    IEEE Optical connections support virtual links in MPLS-over-optical multilayer networks and therefore, errors in the optical layer impact on the quality of the services deployed on such networks. Monitoring the performance ...
  • Big data analytics for the virtual network topology reconfiguration use case 

    Gifre Renom, Lluís; Morales Alcaide, Fernando; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    ABNO's OAM Handler is extended with big data analytics capabilities to anticipate traffic changes in volume and direction. Predicted traffic is used to trigger virtual network topology re-optimization. When the virtual ...
  • Big Data-backed video distribution in the telecom cloud 

    Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Germán Duarte, Martín; Contreras, Luis Miguel; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (2016-06-15)
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    Telecom operators are starting the deployment of Content Delivery Networks (CDN) to better control and manage video contents injected into the network. Cache nodes placed close to end users can manage contents and adapt ...
  • Bringing data analytics to the network nodes 

    Pérez Vela, Alba; Via Baraldés, Anna; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (VDE-Verlag, 2016)
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    Monitoring every 15 minutes imposes long traffic anomaly detection times and thus, the monitoring frequency needs to be increased to reduce those times, which entails large amount of monitoring data collected. Consequently, ...
  • Bringing data analytics to the network nodes for efficient traffic anomalies detection 

    Pérez Vela, Alba; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    Traffic anomalies can create network congestion, so its prompt and accurate detection would allow network operators to make decisions to guarantee the network performance avoiding services to experience any perturbation. ...
  • Carrier SDN for flexgrid-based inter-datacenter connectivity 

    Asensio Garcia, Adrian; Gifre Renom, Lluís; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    Managing inter-datacenter (DC) connectivity to transport increasing amounts of data and optimize DC performance and costs becomes a challenge not only for DC operators but also for network operators. Current inter-DC ...
  • Carrier SDN to control flexgrid-based inter-datacenter connectivity 

    Asensio Carmona, Adrian; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Junyent Giralt, Gabriel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    Datacenter federations are able to manage appropriately the green energy resources available in each datacenter (DC) thanks to their geographically distributed infrastructure, thus reducing energy expenditure. Scheduling ...