Actual margins algorithm for multi-period planning

P. Soumplis, K. Christodoulopoulos, M. Quagliotti, A. Pagano, E. Varvarigos

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We present an algorithm that provisions lightpaths considering the actual physical performance and use it in a multi-period planning scenario to postpone equipment deployment. This, yields savings compared to current provisioning practice with End-Of-Life margins.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2017 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition (OFC 2017)
EditorsGabriella Bosco, Jorg-Peter Elbers, Laurent Schares
Place of PublicationPiscataway NJ USA
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580231
ISBN (Print)9781509062294
Publication statusPublished - 31 May 2017
Externally publishedYes
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition 2017 - Los Angeles, United States of America
Duration: 19 Mar 201723 Mar 2017


ConferenceOptical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition 2017
Abbreviated titleOFC 2017
CountryUnited States of America
CityLos Angeles

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