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  • A universal specification for multicore fiber crosstalk 

    Gené Bernaus, Joan M.; Winzer, Peter J. (2019-05-01)
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    In order to transition multi-core fiber (MCF) technologies from their research state to volume production, the key design specifications have to be broadly agreed upon, first and foremost an acceptable level of inter-core ...
  • Large eddy simulation and laboratory experiments on the decay of grid wakes in strongly stratified flows 

    Fraunie, P.; Chashechkin, Y.; Redondo Apraiz, José Manuel; Velasco Montes, David; Rayo Berreba, S. (2009-07-27)
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    A detailed analysis of the flow structure resulting from the combination of turbulence and internal waves is carried out and visualized by means of the Schlieren method on waves in a strongly stratified fluid at the ...
  • The dichotomy of distributed and centralized control: METRO-HAUL, when control planes collide for 5G networks 

    King, Daniel; Farrel, Adrian; King, Emiko Nishida; Casellas Regi, Ramon; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Nejabati, Reza; Lord, Andrew (2019-07)
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    Automating the provisioning of 5G services, deployed over a heterogeneous infrastructure (in terms of domains, technologies, and management platforms), remains a complex task, yet driven by the constant need to provide ...
  • Learning life cycle to speed up autonomic optical transmission and networking adoption 

    Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Shariati, Mohammad Behnam; Boitier, Fabien; Layec, Patricia; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-04-05)
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    Autonomic optical transmission and networking requires machine learning (ML) models to be trained with large datasets. However, the availability of enough real data to produce accurate ML models is rarely ensured since new ...
  • Experimental demonstration of machine-learning-aided QoT estimation in multi-domain elastic optical networks with alien wavelengths 

    Proietti, Roberto; Chen, Xiaoliang; Zhang, Kaiqi; Liu, Gengchen; Shamsabardeh, Mohammadsadegh; Castro, Alberto; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Zhu, Zuqing; Yoo, S.J. Ben (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    In multi-domain elastic optical networks with alien wavelengths, each domain needs to consider intradomain and interdomain alien traffic to estimate and guarantee the required quality of transmission (QoT) for each lightpath ...
  • Scientific, artistic and documentary investigation of a Picassian anonymous oil painting 

    Chillón Domínguez, Mª Concepción; Ruiz Moreno, Sergio; Ramos de Torres, Antonio (2017)
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    An anonymousoilpainting(The Comedians)with several and relevant Picassian features has been investigated in a global manner includingIRreflectometric analysis, non destructive pigment analysis with Raman ...
  • A control and management architecture supporting autonomic NFV services 

    Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Casellas Regi, Ramón; Llana, Sergio; Gifre Renom, Lluís; Martínez Rivera, Ricardo Victor; Vilata, Ricard; Muñoz González, Raul; Ruiz, Marc (2019-02)
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    The proposed control, orchestration and management (COM) architecture is presented from a high-level point of view; it enables the dynamic provisioning of services such as network data connectivity or generic network slicing ...
  • Learning from the optical spectrum: failure detection and identification [Invited] 

    Behnam Shariati, Mohammad; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Comellas Colomé, Jaume; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-07-23)
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    The availability of coarse-resolution cost-effective Optical Spectrum Analyzers (OSA) allows its widespread deployment in operators’ networks. In this paper, we explore several machine learning approaches for soft-failure ...
  • Machine learning for network automation: Overview, architecture, and applications [invited tutorial] 

    Rafique, Danish; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    Networks are complex interacting systems involving cloud operations, core and metro transport, and mobile connectivity all the way to video streaming and similar user applications. With localized and highly engineered ...
  • Real-time 10Gbps polarization independent quasicoherent receiver for NG-PON2 access networks 

    Altabas, Jose Antonio; Silva Valdecasa, Guillermo; Suhr, Lau F.; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Garces, Ignacio; Tafur Monroy, Idelfonso; Jensen, J.B. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-11-09)
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    In this paper, we propose and test experimentally a real-time 10 Gbps polarization independent quasicoherent receiver for NG-PON2 access networks. The proposed 10 Gbps quasicoherent receiver exhibits a sensitivity of -35.2 ...
  • SDN-based parallel link discovery in optical transport networks 

    Montero Herrera, Rafael; Agraz Bujan, Fernando; Pagès Cruz, Albert; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Spadaro, Salvatore (Wiley-Blackwell, 2018-01-01)
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    The use of optical technologies in modern network scenarios has increased in the last decade, mostly due to their support in crucial networking topics (ie, bandwidth and scalability). In parallel, these scenarios have also ...
  • Simplified carrier recovery for intradyne optical PSK receivers in udWDM-PON 

    Tabares Giraldo, Jeison; Ghasemi, Saeed; Polo Querol, Víctor; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-04-28)
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    We present an optimized carrier recovery architecture based on differential detection for coherent optical receivers that substantially reduces the required DSP hardware resources, aimed at cost-effective transceivers for ...

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